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The Sunday Papers

Sundays are for recovering after a long journey in a cramped car with a small baby. Sundays are for working out which of your possessions you can trick someone into taking off your hands.

Frank Cifaldi is Head of Restoration at Digital Eclipse. Tom Bennet interviewed him recently about the practice, challenges and value of remastering old games.

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The Sunday Papers

Sundays are for baby baby baby bab– No, let’s not do that every week. Let’s instead commit to doing things at the same time as baby, like a multi-tasking wunderparent. It’s the only way to survive.

Let’s start by rounding up the week’s best videogame writing while baby is strapped to chest.

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The Sunday Papers

Sundays are for baby baby baby baby bab–

Fridays are for preparing a collection of the week’s (and then some) best games writing. Since I haven’t been around for the past month, some of these articles are a little older than normal.

At Sub-Q – an “interactive magazine for interactive fiction” – A. Johanna DeNiro looks at the work of a forgotten, maybe-bad, maybe-great IF creator, Rybread Celsius.

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The Sunday Papers

Hey gang! Graham’s been off performing meiosis or whatever it is parents do (???), so you may have noticed an absence of Sunday Papers lately. Now, I firmly believe that free Sundays are for climbing hills, exploring forests, and being in/around water, but a dicky hip after a day round Loch Lomond means I must go easy today. Being Graham can’t be too difficult. First question: how is his paper-reading chair still warm? Ick.

Emily Short writes about “waypoint narrative structures” – nonlinear conversation and narrative beyond simple branching with points and ideas connected by waypoints:

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The Sunday Papers

Sundays are for recovering from a week of GDC. Let’s be clear: I wasn’t there, but everyone else was, which is reason enough for me need time to catch my breath before another week begins. Let’s recharge a little by reading some of the best writing about videogames from the past week.

The Sunday Papers

The address bar tells me that this is the 400th edition of the Sunday Papers. It’s hard to remember now that before this, there were no papers on Sunday, and people found their links to the week’s best videogame writing by typing words into a search engine in desperation. Here’s to another 400 years of internet weblink depositories.