"The Venus Patrol 20: the best weird & wonderful games of 2014," by Brandon Boyer
Videogames are not just about high scores and violence. They can be quiet, weird, beautiful experiences that challenge what we think a game might be. Well, they might also be about getting a high score by humping all other dogs in a dog park. Brandon will look back on the games of 2014 that stood above the rest and describe what made them special.
Brandon Boyer is a professional appreciator of videogames. He wears all the hats all of the time. In addition to showcasing beautiful games at his videogame culture site Venus Patrol, he is co-founder of JUEGOS RANCHEROS, the independent game collective here in Austin. He is also a driving force behind yearly indie game events like HORIZON and Fantastic Arcade. In the past he has written for Boing Boing and Edge magazine. Brandon is the Tony Robbins of videogames. His likeness has been in more games than Mario.
This talk got turned into a Boing Boing feature! Check it out: boingboing.net/2014/12/22/the-20-games-you-shouldnt-mi.html
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