Category Archives: Medium & Art Form


My good friend Mark Barrett sent me a link to an article about Pathologic, a game from 2004 that I had never heard of before. Mark seemed excited about the game, and, after I read more about it, so am I. The article is Butchering Pathologic, by Quintin Smith, over on the excellent Rock Paper […]

Essay on game criticism by Greg Costikyan

Greg Costikyan has written a great essay on criticism versus reviews, and why we need more of the former: A review is a buyer’s guide. It exists to tell you about some new product that you can buy, and whether you should or should not buy it. A good review goes beyond that, and suggests […]