silverback gorilla (jcruelty) wrote,
silverback gorilla
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Passage available on iPhone!

If you have an iPhone, buy it.

For 99 cents you'll get one of the purest examples of games as art.

It's brain-dead to play, takes maybe 3 minutes tops.

The experience stays with you, emotionally and intellectually.

Anyone who's ever been in a long-term relationship can relate.

If you prefer to play it on Mac/PC/Unix, you can download it for free from esquire.com. Their 2008 "Best & Brightest" issue featured a long interview with the Jason Rohrer, the game's creator.

Q: To what extent does the game's emotional impact derive from the music vs. the actual passage? is the game 'cheating' by using music as a shortcut to your heart? like how movies telegraph emotion through strategically placed orchestral bombast...
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