Author: allisonlgoz

Year Walking through Swedish Folklore

“In the old days man tried to catch a glimpse ofthe future in the strangest of waysthey locked themselves in dark roomsnot partaking of food and drink At the stroke of midnightthey ventured out into the night through the dark woodswhere strange creature roamed To see if they would be wealthyTo see if they would be happyTo see if they…

Neverending Nightmares: an investigation into the human psyche

There have been a plethora of novels throughout history that have explored the effects of depression and mental illness on the human psyche. The case can be made for Herman Melville’s famous protagonist, Ishmael, and his suicidal impulses that lead him on his whaling adventure upon the Pequod. However spectacular or insightful such novels can be they lack the visual…

Never Alone: A Visual History of the Native Alaskan Iñupaiq

  Never Alone is an indie-platformer game that mingles modest puzzling levels with the history and folklore of the Native Iñupaiq Eskimo, a tribe that still survives today with an estimated 361 members according to the 2010 Census. The result is an enchantingly beautiful yet, if I am honest, rudimentary platform game that will break your heart in all the best…

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