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POSTAL- The Rise of conspiracy theories and the Police State Dystopia.

POSTAL- The Rise of conspiracy theories and the Police State Dystopia.

The year is 1997, you think the local air force base has released a chemical on the population of the city you live, driving them mad with bloodlust. Farfetched? Maybe, but just a few months ago the President (Bill Clinton) apologized on national television for the Tuskegee experiment. Just a few years before that the U.S General Accounting Office Report on Project MK Ultra was released. Moreover, Waco was less than five years ago, so it’s like the State isn’t…

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The Consuming Shadow: Minimalism Maximized

The Consuming Shadow: Minimalism Maximized

The Consuming Shadow is a 2D rogue-like survival horror game by Yahtzee Crowshaw. In it, you play as a character known only as “The Scholar” who is tasked with stopping an invading “Lovecraftian” god by discovering and completing a banishment ritual at Stonehenge.  Game-play is split between plotting courses across an overland map of England in your car and exploring various “Dungeons”. I chose the title “Minimalism Maximized” because the game executes a dizzying level of subtlety and complexity using…

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