Author Archives: MementoMorie
Back when I was 19 and probably stupid, I wrote a run down on the Apollonian and Dionysian drives from an art historical perspective. My kindred spirit and one of my top five best grumpy Germans and fantasy dinner partners … Continue reading
If you love video games or are one of those weirdos not sold on their legitimacy as an art form, the Critical Path Project is something to see.
After the terrible murders of the Aurora shooting on July 20th, it was inevitable that the familiar issue of the effects of violent media were brought up. You all know the question. Do violent movies, TV shows, and games desensitize … Continue reading
Illustrator Jed Henry is my new hero. He’s doing a series of traditional Japanese woodcuts featuring classic game characters. Check out his site for Donkey Kong, Street Fighter, Metroid, and more! And if he launches a Kickstarter campaign for posters … Continue reading
I was going to start the great video games and art blogging experience of 2012 with Final Fantasy VII – an obvious choice. However, my old Nintendo 64 came back into my possession and I immediately started replaying Ocarina of Time. This … Continue reading
I’ve lost a good chunk of the last week and a half to Diablo III. It’s my first action RPG, though it’s more action than RPG. While my Final Fantasy binge therapy of fall 2011 was a distraction and this weird way … Continue reading