Issue #9 – Time

Cover #9 - Time
“Time spent doing what you love is never wasted.”

Featured in Issue 9:

I Was Born For This: Exploring the musical triggers of memory.

No Refuge: Bullet Hell and the Art of Excess: Examining a genre of games which overwhelm our senses with a unique challenge.

Wanderer in a Sea of Stars: Space exploration games like Out There are a unique way to experience the sublime.

Death of a Marksman: Military shooters need to emphasise dying, not killing.

Creature Comforts: We can form bonds with animals in games that are stronger than any human companion.


It Takes Time: Mountain provides a stark, refreshing take on the depiction of mental illness in games.

The Temple of Time: Learning to embrace the worship of nostalgia with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

Silence from a Dead Land: What will happen to the world of Lordran when Dark Souls’ servers are decommissioned?

Down and Out in Dwarf Fortress: In Dwarf Fortress, the banal minutiae of life becomes the stuff of legend.

Dear Stealth Games… A love letter to patience.

Featuring the work of Becky Chambers, Chay Close, Jordan Garland, Joe Köller, Kaitlin Tremblay and Alan Williamson. Cover artwork by Trevor White.

Content warning: ‘It Takes Time’ contains discussion of depression and suicidal ideation.

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