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How to watch a movie

When I wrote my Bachelor’s Thesis, I chose to look at how gender roles were adapted from Shakespeare’s King Lear, to Ran, the classic samurai film by Akira Kurosawa. At the time I had watched Ran once when I was a teen, and had recently rewatched it, and given that several genders had been switchedContinue reading “How to watch a movie”

Developing Narratactics, from It’s Always Sunny in Rome, to Zâr

I went to Fastaval this easter, and ran my scenario Zâr – a persian-inspired techno-mystical dreamwalking/exorcism scenario, for a good 70 or so people in total. It was a weird project I started last year as a prequel to Ahriman, a mecha-scenario heavily inspired by Neon Genesis Evangelion. It slowly morphed into something quite different,Continue reading “Developing Narratactics, from It’s Always Sunny in Rome, to Zâr”

Thoughts on The Years of Rice and Salt and Spirituality in Gaming

Originally posted on Augury Ignored:
Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2002 novel The Years of Rice and Salt is, for me, one of those extraordinary, perspective-changing reads. It’s become something of a comforting re-read over the years, and remains a beautiful, thought-provoking, and highly spiritual work. Its central conceit is an alternate history of Earth where the…

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