• Posts Tagged ‘myst’

    Emergency Post: Some Music

    17 September, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Sometimes, there’s just no time, and sometimes there’s no inspiration, and on some unhappy days both of those things happen at once. But I heard, through the walls, someone listening to the theme to Myst III: Exile. I love that theme. I can sing along to parts of this. So, to avoid a blank...

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    Link: The Book of Atrus

    26 April, 2012 • 4 Comments

    Not too long ago, I went on a bit of a Myst binge in my posts here. The dominant feedback, both here and elsewhere, was a puzzled “huh?” Not wanting to turn completely into a Myst blog, I decided to hold off on posting this thing, just to give you some breathing space, but...

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    Ramblings on How to Play God

    2 April, 2012 • 1 Comment

    So, one thing I think the Myst series does very well is world building. No, don’t go away! I’m not really making this into a Myst blog. This post is about world building in general, I’m just using Myst as a starting point, since that’s where my train of thought started in the first...

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    Five of a Thing: Myst Ages

    29 March, 2012 • 10 Comments

    Since I wrote Monday’s post, my head’s been stuck in the Myst series, going over the plot and characters once more, remembering when I first played the games and how much story there is to explore in them. Since I am short on time today, and need to crank out another of my emergency...

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    Musings on the Fifth Age

    26 March, 2012 • 6 Comments

    The best game ever made is Riven. Okay, even as I type that, a bunch of qualifiers spring to mind. I am using “games” in a rather narrow sense, excluding board games and, you know, tag. What I’m talking about is what the kids aren’t calling video games, the kind you play on a computer...

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