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S.EXE: Merritt Kopas On Porn, Pain, And Power

S.EXE: Merritt Kopas On Porn, Pain, And Power

21:00, 23 May 2014

This week’s S.EXE entry is an interview with a person who speaks and writes regularly about sex in games and who has made games about relationships along the way. I first became aware of the multimedia artist & game designer Merritt Kopas through her shrewd skewering of games on the website Nightmare Mode, for which […]

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Exploration And Reflection In Minkomora

Exploration And Reflection In Minkomora

10:00, 14 Apr 2015

I may read readme files but I don’t read video game manuals. What kind of a rube do you take me for? However, I made an exception for Minkomora [official site] and I urge you to as well. It’s a gentle free game about exploring a hand-drawn world filled with varied places and characters doing […]

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S.EXE: Gone Home

S.EXE: Gone Home

21:00, 26 Sep 2014

Quentin Tarantino has a monologue about Top Gun in the little-known Hollywood metamovie Sleep With Me. In it, Tarantino discusses in his typical teenage terminology how Top Gun, as well as being a romantic Cold War macho-off, is a film about the main character coming to terms with his own homosexuality. Tarantino names this subtextual […]

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S.EXE: Groin Gravitators

S.EXE: Groin Gravitators

21:00, 04 Jul 2014

My circumstances have changed yet again as I make my way around the world on a silly adventure with game developers. I find myself writing this week’s S.EXE in the muggy heart of the most boisterous American city, New York. It is currently pissing it down, and yet, as my friend Rob Dubbin remarks, it […]

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Piles Of Smiles: HUGPUNX

Piles Of Smiles: HUGPUNX

08:00, 07 Jun 2013

HUGPUNX is a sly, heart-fluttering wink in videogame form. It’s not long at all, but who cares? There’s enough 60-hour epics in the world to last us 60 million years. This one comes from Merritt Kopas (she of the powerfully minimal Lim and countless other bits of brilliance), and it’s quite overtly inspired by PUNKSNOTDEAD. […]

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