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Posts tagged “Orihaus”

Feature: Black star, won't you be my guide?

Have You Played… Lumiere?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. You know that bit at the start of Mass Effect 2 with the space and the destruction and the fragments of tech lit up against the void? Imagine that far larger and without any context or goal, and you have sinister space disaster…

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Alice’s Evening Walk: Césure

Isn't walking great? I adore wandering semi-aimlessly, looking at stuff and thinking about things. Now modern technological advancements mean we can complement our walks with virtual walks from the comfort of our own homes. What times we live in! Shall we walk? It strikes me that the most famous walking simulators are set in relatively familiar places. They wander countryside, cities, forests, and offices, even…

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Wherefore Art? The Strange Places Of Noctuelles

This is the latest in the series of articles about the art technology of games, in collaboration with the particularly handsome Dead End Thrills. Somewhere in the region of the demoscene and modern game jam is Noctuelles, home of mysterious New Zealander Orihaus and the 'strange places' he calls 'games'. Ghostly ‘megastructures’ of stark, sometimes procedurally generated geometry, his Unity-powered projects can seem a million…

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