Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism is an indispensable element of culture.
-Theodor W. Adorno
Gaming has been a part of my life since before I could even remember picking up an Atari 2600 controller and playing Combat sometime in the mid-80s.
In talking with gamers from all walks of life all around the world, at least one overarching theme has developed…
As candy and scares fade away into the auburns and later the greens and reds of the end of the year holidays, we know that 2018 is nearing its close. Whether the year has been kind to you or cruel, one thing is certain: TWRM is still here to pat your hand and coo in your ear in the form of games writing as self-indulgent and as intimate as you could ever stomach.
“…a streaming future is inevitable…”
If these yarns were trash – and millions of parents must have regarded them as such – then they were the best of all kinds of trash. They were trash for connoisseurs of trash. Trash for people who understood just how good trash could really be.
-Don Hutchison, The Great Pulp Heroes
In every sound, the hidden silence sleeps.