Writing

 

 

Two early Freuds

2022


Crop of the Lucian Freud painting The Birds of Olivier Larronde, 1946.

Analysis of two small oils by the late British painter Lucian Freud: 1946's The Birds of Olivier Larronde and 1950-51's Boy Smoking.

 

 

Vocalcity

2022


Crop of the album art for Vocalcity, 2000.

Review of Vladislav Delay (under the alias Luomo)'s 2000 microhouse masterpiece.

 

 

Narrative coherence in thematic card games

2021


Crop of the Android Netrunner card Paparazzi.

Essay on narrative design and hermeneutics for thematic card games (especially CCGs).

 

 

In the Wee Small Hours

2019


Screenshot from Mystery Channel.

Late-nite brooding on thecatamites' grisly 2013 flatgame anthology Mystery Channel.

 

 

Peering in on SpyParty

2019


Promotional screenshot of SpyParty.

Review of the open beta for Chris Hecker's asymmetric indie esport SpyParty.

 

 

The Bayonet Charge

2016


yellow protective goggles

Screenplay relating a highly decisive middle school-era airsoft match.

 

 

Bathos

2012 - 2014


Robin crushed by boulder.

Chapbook of lyric poems composed between 2012 and 2014 (since revised and compiled into PDF).

"The Plight of Dreamcast George" was adapted for video by Adrian Alfonso, and "Daydream" was almost adapted for piano and voice by Eric Segerstrom.