0:00:41: Chris Franklin wins Video Essayist of the Year.
The video essay is on the cusp of a renaissance at the moment, and in many ways its language is still being worked out by those working furtively at its frontiers. Franklin’s Youtube channel Errant Signal is something special. It combines excellence in both form and content, with succinct videos that make clear arguments and are always a joy to watch. Without his contributions, video-format games criticism would look very different today.
You do watch Errant Signal, right?
0:06:46: Lets plays
Rutskarn and Shamus discuss different styles of writing and Ruts talks about his upcoming series.
0:27:52: Skype and Account Security
It’s the perfect storm of incompetence and apathy.
0:38:57: Steam Green Light
Shamus is still trying to get his game approved on Greenlight. You can vote for it here.
This was supposed to appear on the anniversary episode, but… it didn’t.