Flappy Bird vs Maverick Bird and their analogies to life

In the past few days i’ve become fairly obsessed with Maverick Bird, the Flappy Bird tribute created by Terry Cavanagh who is to blame for me losing countless hours of productivity due to Super Hexagon.  As I’ve started to get better at the game at a level where i can make certain gameplay decisions by reflex more than deliberate choice, I’ve also started to notice a subtle difference in how i approach the game philosophically […]

flash game “music”

maybe this is just me, but i feel like flash game music has a hugely untapped potential. The electronic music program in my undergrad at West Chester helped engrain in me a preference of electronic music as an interactive performance art versus a static “tape piece” that involves no live element. Not that i don’t think that tape pieces have value or their place in our modern music history, it can just be more challenging […]

chain factor: the video – an ant hill into a mountain

This is more for my own personal historical archive than anything else, but i thought i’d post it on my blog in the event that anyone else was interested. The idea to make a video of me playing chain factor came as a result of me not finding any online videos of gameplay that could help guide my own play to being better, so i decided to make my own video of one of my […]