I want to go down in cyberspace history.
Author Archives: Twelverton "TwelveOs" O'Shankley
“Madden Sucks” Enter the title of any mainstream video game followed by the word “gameplay” into a YouTube search, and you will soon be presented with a wealth of user-captured evidence of what video games look like. Some of this … Continue reading
Since everyone in class asked so nicely, this post will be devoted to the YouTube channel I started last summer, at the urging of a couple good friends of mine from back in Ohio. The name of the channel, “ChillerFont,” … Continue reading
In the past, when I’ve begun posts by disclosing that their titles and topics were dictated by the class I’m taking at UT, I think I tended to take a sort of humdrum tone about it. Well not this time! … Continue reading
This post is coming a week late (I mention this because most people reading the post likely have an immediate familiarity with the relevant syllabus, if you get my meaning) because last Tuesday I was tasked with leading an in-class … Continue reading
My efforts to bring video games and art history together in this space would be significantly lacking if I did not make mention of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “The Art of Video Games” exhibition, which opened on Friday. Rather … Continue reading
Well, it’s finally happening. By this point in my life I have sent almost everyone I know a link to a piece by Grantland’s Brian Phillips, and now I’m finally sending one to YOU. Brian Phillips has written something for … Continue reading