Vextro Reading List Vol. 7

THAT FEEL WHEN

VIDEOGAMES

ARE ART

and inspired community and respect instead of entitlement and egoism. if only, right!? I’m just venting, yeah.

I love the games and I love what the culture could be. I think it’s self-explanatory, self-justifying. just gotta hope others will see it too.

Apventure of the Valkyries (2012)

pop up world which contains the implied-but-useless expanse of computer software

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The Pear Game (2017)

  • by NiklasG
  • takes ~30 minutes
  • multigenre, metafiction, confessional
  • download

vibrant joy of videogames? buoyant culture of indie games? mask off, fuck it, mask off

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Proteus (2013)

the original nothing but being; landscape-painting-videogame; it’s like nice purgatory

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BLOCK (2000)

  • by Kusoge Lab
  • takes ~2 hours
  • arcade, comedy, bricksmasher
  • download (personal mirror)

move until you ain’t gunna move anymore

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Dyad (2012)

  • by ][
  • takes ~2 hours
  • racing, futurism, post-shmup

idiosyncratic action game of combining, melding, and near death

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Learn 100 Words: One At A Time! (2015)

effusively nice and uplifting and reassuring and sincere

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Panoramical (2015)

  • by Polytron
  • takes ~2 hours
  • installation, modular, abstract

define the world into impossibility

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Her Lullaby (2017)

sometimes stuff is real bad and it’s easy to get lost in it but we still have each other

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Edible Vomit (1999)

  • by drac0 (rest in peace)
  • takes ~5 hours
  • surreal, comedy, adventure
  • online

futility and with lackadaisical pursuit all strung out and diffused

ZjutRHl

 

Oikospiel Book I (2017)

  • by David Kanaga
  • takes ~6 hours
  • neo-dada, political, defaultcore

to survive, if we survive, we will come together. that also means being ready what’s after

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What Makes You Tick: A Stitch in Time (2010)

  • by Matthias Kempke and Greg MacWilliam
  • takes ~8 hours
  • sci-fi, object puzzle, sitcom
  • download

genuine care and an actualization of doing better for others can combat oppression

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