Author Archive for Richard Goodness

Porpentine vs. Ethics, Part 3

On Friday, Porpentine’s piece disappeared and the re-edited version appeared on her site. (For those of you who are coming in late, my other articles on the subject are here and here.) As of the time of this writing–about 2 PM EST on Monday the 13th of May–no explanation has appeared on either her site [...]

One Thought On re/Action’s Response To “One Thought On Porpentine’s Revisions to ’7 Thoughts on Women in Games’”

One Thought On re/Action’s Response To “One Thought On Porpentine’s Revisions to ’7 Thoughts on Women in Games’”

Since writing this piece this morning, the original article has been restored. Managing editor Andrea Shubert has posted an apology on her Twitter, as has EIC Mattie Brice. As of the time of this writing, Porpentine has not responded, although she’s made several clever arty tweets since. Brice wrote the following tweet as explanation: Hi, [...]

Work Harder, Hard Worker

Work Harder, Hard Worker

One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

Review: Corn Zone

Review: Corn Zone

Corn Zone is a game about corn.

Flying Man

Flying Man

“Maybe there are other people who can fly, you know, and they’re all scared to,” Tim says. “You’re being brave–you’re gonna be a role model. And look, you’ll be able to get any guy you want after this. Your days of being single are over.”

Frog Fractions

I wrote this one last November for a failed blog experiment, but I’m still into this piece, so enjoy! Any of the blogs where I’ve seen Frog Fractions recommended have basically said the same thing: “Oh, just go play it, trust me.” The disclaimer is necessary: Frog Fractions initially appears to be a shitty edutainment [...]

For The Cost of Bioshock Infinite, You Could Buy 60 Copies of Miner Dig Deep (More If You Count Tax)

For The Cost of Bioshock Infinite, You Could Buy 60 Copies of Miner Dig Deep (More If You Count Tax)

I really dug this game. HA HA HA.

Deeds, or, Hofmeier Destroys Everything

Deeds, or, Hofmeier Destroys Everything

Richard Hofmeier is a vandal.

Ken Levine Does Not Need Your Money. Play Waking Mars Instead.

Ken Levine Does Not Need Your Money. Play Waking Mars Instead.

’nuff said.

Die Anstalt

It’s been ages since I’ve played this one! Back in college I worked for my school’s library, which consisted mostly of fucking around on the internet and goofing off. We had some epic Zuma championships. I showed Die Anstalt to someone and it spread like wildfire through the library staff. Essentially, the game is Life [...]