Set within an alternate version of the Bioshock universe, this fictional thesis charts America’s tumultuous history with the concept of utopia. Part Two.
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Set within an alternate version of the Bioshock universe, this fictional thesis charts America’s tumultuous history with the concept of utopia. Part One.
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Taking a methodical approach to the practice of worldbuilding, I bring you a fourfold philosophy for imagining the fantastical.
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The Open World video game has not lived up to its potential. To remedy this, I try to establish a new design philosophy founded in radical social theory.
Read More Worlds Beyond Spaces: The Communalist Model of Game Design
A discursive journey through the history of a genre, in the hopes of exciting its future creation.
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An intimate essay on my gender experience, as inspired by the philosophy of the Daodejing.
Read More Safeguarding the Female: A Personal Story of Gender and Daoism
A short essay about video tales, a fascinating (if yet ephemeral) undercurrent in the broad stream of gaming.
Read More Tell, Don’t Game: A Medium Manifesto
A short philosophical essay on Anarchy, Order, and Faith.
Read More Borrowed Thoughts: Anarchy as Natural Order
A plot-functional essay about unchallenged characters and corrupted narratives.
Read More The Palpatine Problem
An essay about Resistance Fantasy, a genre that possesses Fantastical, Spiritual, and Radical-Political elements.
Read More Resistance Fantasy: Another Genre Manifesto