Firewatch has been out for some time now, and it’s pretty well received as the videogame equivalent of a page-turner. It’s a short game, with a big story and all of the characters have been written with such conviction and authenticity. That’s not to mention just how pretty the game’s setting and how powerful the artwork behind that is.
But did you know that development for Firewatch began with a single painting by an English artist called Olly Moss?
Back from my holidays, back to gloomy ol’ England, back to reality, back to work, back to gaming.
Before I ‘booked it, packed it and f*cked off’ there was a fair amount left unsaid (if you don’t get that reference from a true national treasure, you’re seriously missing out in life). So here’s a not-so-brief update.
I hope you’ve had a fabulous Christmas and celebrated the New Year in style. Like many of you, I’ve been super busy over the festive period. Unfortunately, I’ve not had as much time to play video games as I would have liked and even less time to update my blog. I’ve been running around like a spanked passive mob from Minecraft all holiday, with the feeling I’ve single-handedly burnt a hole in the Earth’s ozone layer, what with all the driving I’ve had to do. I managed to book a few days off work to help fit things in, but family comes first. As much as I’d have loved to have locked the door, drew the curtains and slapped my headphones on; I’ve had to do the rounds and visit as many people as possible.