The ROM Drama

A major site that hosts ROMS of classic video games has shut down because they are being sued by Nintendo. There’s a lot of discussion around this topic circulating in games journalism. Here’s a few pieces https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/emuparadise-shuts-down-rom-downloads-amid-lawsuit-fears/https://kotaku.com/in-defense-of-roms-a-solution-to-dying-games-and-broke-1828340811 Issues What are this issue There are some issues at play here that don’t seem complex at first, […]

Daily Recap

Today was weird, and I’m not being funny. I’d gladly like to relate the Norse saga that was my work day to you, but I can’t because it was one of those days where you can’t talk about half of what happened. I blame all the weirdness on the impending semester. It never seems to […]