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Posts tagged “Kerry Turner”

Feature: On liminal spaces

A Psychogeography Of Games #3: Kerry Turner

This is the third of 6 talks I’m doing for Videobrains walking with game designers and thinking about how the landscape of their lives affects their game design. If you enjoy this series, please back me at patreon.com/hannahnicklin. This week, developer Kerry Turner, creator of indie gem Heartwood. We’re going to Brighton, the long way round. Around 12,000 years ago the ice left Yorkshire. As…

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Follow The White Rabbit: A Spooky Trip Into Heartwood

Look, Heartwood will not mean to you what it means to me. As I follow spectral animals through a dark grove, I see so much of designer and programmer Kerry Turner, and my friendship with her: riding a miniature steam train in Hove Park, coming close to tears in a magical doll's house shop, being those terrible tall women cackling through games events, and things…

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Open Your Eyes, Time To Wake Up: Enough

Among the people I met at Gamecamp was splendidly-fringed J. Nash obsessive Kerry Turner who was simultaneously pleased and a little bemused by the glowing commentaryand angry debate around the results of her weekend play with Flixel. The game in question is Enough, a teeeny little art game about inevitability which reverses the usual survival-is-triumph motif of videogames to John Walker-esque effect. Very quick to…

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