The Escapist: Hard Times
The Escapist runs my article on the future of inaccessible and difficult videogames. Where now for men who like to feel pain? basically. I start like this...
"The Pickford brothers were completely bewildered. What Rare had asked was unprecedented, strange and curious. They'd never heard anything like it. Who'd make such a request?"
And ramble off, as always. And since I quoted Ste Pickford, he's done a quick response to something I've overlooked - which is a subtle and true point regarding narrative. Also, in the editing, a misunderstanding crept in, which will hopefully be fixed in a bit. If there's a bit which makes you go "huh?"... well, I'll explain it in the comments thread rather than messing up the permanent RPS record. It's the DXIW/KOTOR bit. I know. They're not hard. That was the point.