Los Jaivas, “Todos Juntos”, 1971.
Outside Your Heaven: Bringing 3D to the MassesThe irony of 3D gaming is that 3D space is “real” in a sense. It is unabstract, a 1-to-1 simulation of space as it actually exists. 2D space is abstract, an imaginary reduction of real space onto a flat plane. So why then is 2D much easier to navigate than 3D? Because, if we acknowledge the complete reality of video games, we must...
[amazon] vimes says, “man, i love being able to do my christmas shopping...– Bishop (quoted by vimes)
The underworld is fruitful because of, literally, its occult geometry. By geometry, I mean that for surface creatures, the world expands as the square of distance: the surface world is measured by area. However, the underworld’s contents are encompassed by the cube of distance: it contains volume(s), and the human mind has difficulty coming to terms with this inherent vastness. Now, the...
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