Tag: nelson

Clearing the clouds, clouding the clear

For today’s class we all played Jason Nelson’s four part game series “Arctic Acre Oddities and Curious Lands.” In these games Nelson uses glitch aesthetic to overturn a lot of standard notions about how a video game should deliver meaning and how one should function. Instead of making anymore generalizations right now about all of the games I’ll take a…

You will die…

People have a weird obsession with death. When you google “How will I Die?” multiple links pop up such as a death quizzes, death poetry , and death clocks. I decided to investigate Jason Nelson’s digital poem, This is How You Will Die.  This poem is Jason Nelson’s famous “works of art- a slot machine for predicting death, using code for…