Gripping the edge of mountains and looking down: Masada when I was 13, belly-crawling to the edge to see a disappointing stretch of sand; Scafell, in a snowstorm, huddling in a lee with friends before the clouds broke; Striding Edge, in the snow, where the hunter and his horse fell; the Roaches, in the snow, […]
“…a fascinating trip through the philosophical canon, showing how games illustrate key existential questions.”
…and I’m still working on the feature at 4am. I miss the dawn I’m writing so hard, lightening paragraphs with sips of akavit. I roll into bed at 6.30am, next to a sleeptalking V, and doze off…
…”MARGARET” comes the cry, jolting us both awake.
A distant alien world. Tuesday.
Back in 2014, I contributed a list of the 100 most influential video games for a book called 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists in the UK. I’ve reproduced the list here.