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Alex Belzer's Blog


Alex Belzer works as a scripter-designer in NYC on an unnamed action RPG.

May strength be granted so the world might be mended.


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Posted by Alex Belzer on Wed, 03 Aug 2011 11:30:00 EDT in
"My Only Crime Is My Love For Absolute Chaos "

Posted by Alex Belzer on Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:26:00 EDT in Design
Puzzles in games can give great meaning to the game itself. Sometimes they are harbingers of nihilism, too.

Posted by Alex Belzer on Tue, 07 Sep 2010 05:00:00 EDT in Design
Revisiting the unsettling, brilliant use of interactive narrative in Silent Hill: Shattered Memories.

Posted by Alex Belzer on Wed, 28 Jul 2010 05:52:00 EDT in Art
A reaction to Niklas Akerbald's No More Sweden presentation on art and videogames.

Alex Belzer's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 08/03/2015 - 04:08]

I 'm not sure the ...

I 'm not sure the problem you mention has anything to do with linear media. I think you could say that Simple media only answers questions deeper, subtler, more meaningful media asks them and allows the viewer to provide the answers. trying to stay away from a good/bad binary . ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/06/2015 - 01:34]

I 'm one of those ...

I 'm one of those freaks who has deeply loved almost everything they 've made. r n r n Being wrong will set you free -- When Tales announced leaving the industry, I remember they admitted that they completely missed the mark. They realized they couldn 't play the game ...

Comment In: [News - 06/22/2015 - 06:39]

I love Tale of Tales. ...

I love Tale of Tales. And I 'm pretty sure they 're just trolling us.

Comment In: [Feature - 03/19/2008 - 05:20]

Final Fantasy VI, and the ...

Final Fantasy VI, and the rest is commentary.

Comment In: [Blog - 05/14/2015 - 02:13]

Chasing visual verisimilitude is truly ...

Chasing visual verisimilitude is truly the pitfall of AAA studios, often being the sole focus of innovation, or creating a dissonance in all the other ways the world is fake. You guys are totally spot on Anna Anthropy has some quote I 'm butchering, about how abstraction is where the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/04/2015 - 01:51]

Ah ok. So it 's ...

Ah ok. So it 's totally NOT Hideo Kojima wink wink