Games We Dig – Skyrim

Games We Dig – Skyrim

July 7, 2017By Dr. RandomBlog Posts, Games We Dig, Kickstarter Skyrim.... It seems ages ago that Bethesda published the last entry in its epic Elder Scrolls Series. I played the game quite a lot when it first came out, but then a PhD thesis had to happen and I never revisited its cold mountains, barren shores, and Viking-boutique towns. Since then, many E3s have come and gone [...]
Games We Dig — Kingdom

Games We Dig — Kingdom

November 3, 2016By Dr. RandomGames We Dig A little while ago VALUE did a stream on the Post-Apocalypse. We discussed its mechanisms, historicity and representation in Fallout 4, a big-budget game that takes place after the collapse of American society. I do not think Fallout 4 is a particularly good game about apocalypse. Kingdom is. — By Doc Random In Kingdom you [...]
Games We Dig — Fragments of Him

Games We Dig — Fragments of Him

May 19, 2016By Dr. RandomGames We Dig Fragments of Him is a game about dealing with loss. The loss of a friend, lover, or family member and how this impacts those who took part in his or her life. It is also a game about how we are all part of an assemblage of persons and things that pattern and punctuate our daily [...]
Games We Dig – Firewatch

Games We Dig – Firewatch

February 18, 2016By Dr. RandomGames We Dig Firewatch is one of those games. One of those that digs into my sense and sensibilities from the get-go and doesn’t let go. It blends its entrapping story and very human characters with an environment and gameplay mechanics that speak to a deep understanding of how humans experience landscapes. I almost suspect the developers have been paying [...]