Quick update on the non-Brews + Books posts I’ve done this week.
American philosopher John Dewey famously stated “The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” But when it comes to video games, it seems like more often than not we begin with a choice already made by the developers – our path is ready-made, or we are free to do whatever the hell we want. Linear versus open. On-rails versus sandbox.
In simpler terms, when you’re playing a game do you want to be told a story or to make your own?
KoiKouture Mandles are candles in beer bottles with manly scents. For example, the “camping” scent smells of roasted marshmallows and firewood. “Oh no, it’s the cops” has the lovely scent of donuts and coffee. And “Stripper Breath”? It smells like, um, stripper breath – Watermelon Jolly Rancher with a little stale smoke.
Check ’em out!