Quotes from "Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change". From my perspective, who better to draw compelling narratives out of complex multivalent systems than game designers? https://www.goodreads.com/notes/23009713-don-t-even-think-about-it/12891580-matthew-gallant?ref=us_u
Here’s a detailed list of all the accessibility features in The Last of Us Part 2. https://blog.playstation.com/2020/06/09/the-last-of-us-part-ii-accessibility-features-detailed/
Thrilled to reveal all the accessibility features we’ve been developing for The Last of Us Part 2. We strove to remove as many barriers as possible and really push the boundaries of accessibility in games, particularly for blind and low vision players. https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/21274923/the-last-of-us-part-2-accessibility-features-naughty-dog-interview-ps4
Dépanneur Nocturne spoilers
This super glitched-out "new game plus" run of Final Fantasy 6 from AGDQ is astounding, even for a game that has a reputation for being quite broken. https://www.twitch.tv/videos/533026710?t=26h33m
Books I read in 2019: https://www.goodreads.com/user_challenges/14764744
Climate change, depressing
Slow-motion apocalypse. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6471/eaax3100.full
Trying something new: here's a Let's Play of "Remembrance Island", a Fortnite custom map commissioned by The Royal Canadian Legion for Remembrance Day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO8ojSxrmhc
So I downloaded Fortnite just to try this, but for some reason the entire level is set at night and you need a flashlight to see anything? Does creative mode have an unintended day/night cycle?
As a Canadian history buff I’m deeply intrigued by this, but quite skeptical about the weird aesthetic mix. I suppose for education there’s value in “meeting people where they are”? https://youtu.be/D7uzOqPPI84
Nathan Phillips Square! Overwatch 2 gets on the list. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Video_games_set_in_Canada
Watched Chernobyl months ago, but really enjoyed this companion podcast series with show creator Craig Mazin. Great stories from both the historical research and the craft of storytelling & production. https://overcast.fm/+RowynDST4
Game designer at Naughty Dog, software engineer, Canadian abroad.
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