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Geometric Realities: Cosmic and Symbolic Shapes in Games

“Physics and cosmology have been, almost by definition, absolutely crucial for making sense of the universe,” says Shing-Tung Yau, a professor whose groundbreaking work in mathematics earned him a Fields Medal in 1982, and continues to inform the field of differential geometry. “Geometry’s role in all this may be less…

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The Fancies 2021: Michael Higham’s 10 Favorite Games That Aren’t FFXIV Endwalker

Trust me, there are other games I play besides Final Fantasy XIV. Still, I’m predictable as hell, but I know what I like. Life isn’t all catgirls and bunny boys, crystals and aether, or calamity and Primals — though many of my favorite games share similar themes. I think for…

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The Fancies 2021: Some of Imran’s Top Games of the Year

I don’t think we have enough appreciation for how weird 2021 has been for video games — or really anything. That anything came out this year is a small miracle; that enough really good things came out this year to fill a list, much less the list of 50 games…

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Deltarune: Chapter 2 is a Declaration for the Future

I don’t think there will one day be such a thing as a new Undertale. That theory’s not literal, of course. Deltarune’s first chapter launched a few years ago and is, by most definitions, the sequel to Undertale. That original 2015 indie RPG was too much of a perfect storm…

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REVIEWS

Deltarune Chapter 2 Releases September 17

On the 6th anniversary of Undertale, the indie RPG from developer Toby Fox that influenced the industry in big and small ways rippling through the last half-decade, Fox held a livestream playing through the first chapter of the follow-up, Deltarune. After releasing that first chapter as a demo in 2018, Fox has…

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Everything I Want From the Future of Deltarune

Deltarune first appeared online out of nowhere, masquerading as a free-to-download “survey” program. Of course, it only took a few minutes to discover that this wasn’t any ordinary program: it was a whole new game. Or, at least, the beginnings of one. Created by Toby Fox, Deltarune expands on the…

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Deltarune Reminds Us About the Pitfalls of Spoiler Anxiety

The Web’s endless legions of Undertale fans are still reeling from Toby Fox’s unexpected reveal of Deltarune. The pseudo-demo for a theoretical new game set in the same (or at least very similar) universe as Fox’s debut hit. By all accounts it’s something to get excited about. But some fans have cried foul in…

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Toby Fox Dropped A New Game For Us Not To Discuss On Halloween

Toby Fox, creator of the wildly successful (and quite good) Undertale has released a new game for Mac and PC. You can download it for free right here! Deltarune… Your friendly neighborhood anagram scrambler won’t play nice with it, but you can probably figure it out. Fox’s new website offers only…

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