Archive for April, 2009

Punk is not sexual

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

I watched the Dennis Hopper movie Out of the Blue recently. The best part is this wonderful opening monologue where Linda Manz talks about punk.

The sequence is sampled in the Primal Scream song Kill All Hippies:

Auringonlasku videopeliafrikassa

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Uudessa Kumppani-lehdessä (4/2009) on kirjoittamani artikkeli videopelien Afrikka-kuvasta. Käsittelyssä ovat pelit Far Cry 2, Resident Evil 5 ja Afrika. Juttu löytyy täältä. Tsekatkaa lopusta myös Kaarina Vainion tiivistelmä siitä, kenen selkänahasta halpa pelikonsoli revitään.

Pix or didn’t happen

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

This was the first year in some time I missed the Nordic roleplaying conference Knutepunkt, organized this year in Norway. The Norwegians published their book on the net with exemplary speed, and it has an article by me as well.

The name of the book is Larp, the Universe and Everything, and it can be found here.

My article is about documenting roleplaying games and is called Pix or didn’t happen. Read it here.