All we know of the mythical Bigfoot is a famously-indistinct strolling blur, and as such the legend of the sasquatch remains. In Found Bigfootage, you play as that strolling blur, making sure invasive camera-wielders get anough footage to leave you alone, but that none of it is clear.
Developer BluShine made the "reverse stealth game" in just 48 hours—I love how even with so little time, the developer managed to get the twangly, remote-forest aesthetics any sasquatch-hunter could hope for. Found Bigfootage was made for Ludum Dare 33, whose "You are the Monster" theme has been interpreted in all kinds of ways: You can work for a form letter company, weigh human life as a refugee smuggler, or generally be a misanthrope.
The Offworld Collection, presenting the very best features and essays from Offworld, is finally available to buy directly from Campo Santo for $40. I had the pleasure of designing and illustrating this splendid 250-page hardcover volume, but it’s the excellent writing, edited by Leigh Alexander and Laura Hudson, that makes it an essential buy. You […]
Zoya Street, curator of Critical Distance, offers slow reflections on the fast-paced world of digital play…
This week, our partnership with Critical Distance brings us reading on parenting via Tomb Raider, the utility of the word ‘gameplay’, and experiences from Nintendo ‘play counselors’ from the 1980s and 90s.
Although flagship smartphones are unlikely to adopt heavy-duty outer casing anytime soon, you can always prepare your device for the outdoors with a beefy case and and an external battery like this Nomad Tile Trackable PowerPack, available in the Boing Boing Store for $119.95.The Nomad Tile can fully recharge an iPhone 7 over three times […]
Even though credit cards now feature an EMV chip for securing transactions, they still have to include the magnetic strip for compatibility with older point of sale systems. Because of this, there’s no way for the chip’s new security capabilities to protect against card skimmers in the wild.How do you protect yourself from legacy-technology-induced fraud? […]
As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]