Snakisms: 22 philosophies expounded through the game of Snake

Artist Pippin Barr wrote his PhD video game values and got a Masters in UI metaphors, so it's natural that he's created Snakisms, a collection of 22 variants on the classic video game Snake (best remembered from the era of candy-bar featurephones), each of which is meant to illustrate (or at least make a joke about) philosophies from Stoicism (your snake runs into things, pauses a moment, shakes it off and presses on) to Determinism (your snake drives itself), to Holism (just try it). They're lovely, witty fun! (via Kottke)

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  1. Artist Pippin Barr wrote his PhD video game values and got a Masters in UI metaphors

    Those are some degrees...the digital prophet approves and agrees those must be real things, and not just at Sizz U. :slight_smile:

  2. JonS says:

    I giggled a few times :slight_smile:

  3. I thought it said snarkisms, and came here to write a sarcastically sarcastic comment, and now I have nothing.

    Thanks Boing Boing!

  4. This is the author of "Jostle Parent", a brilliantly frustrating game.

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