Tag: non-secular

  • zealots of ontographic metagaming (zomg)

    zealots of ontographic metagaming (zomg)

    I scribbled this down one morning a few years ago following some thoughts which had been buzzing around my head for a few months. I then put it up on my now superseded zealots of ontographic metagaming site – and while I’m still yet to do anything substantial with the idea, the present sketch has prompted…

  • Exits in Videogames: Immanence and Transcendence

    Exits in Videogames: Immanence and Transcendence

    Published here at the amazing SPAM Plaza. From the editors: In this essay, Calum Rodger explores the poetics of exits and transcendence in video games, via the vectored planes of ‘Victorian-thought-experiments-turned-quirky-novella’ Flatland. Read on for reflections on the secret ecstasies and eeriness that accompany discoveries of glitches, nonsensical infrastructures and metatextual moments in the likes of Sonic…