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Nature, Play, and Spirituality in the Pacific Northwest

A massive mountain stands before you, its miles-high peak slashing at the clouded skies. All around you stand enormous trees and tall volcanic boulders, their jagged surfaces covered with moss. A mist hangs in the air. Taking in your surroundings you set off into the mist, towards the mountain, your mind racing with equal parts excitement and curiosity at what new adventures await you within the trees. /// While it’s easy to imagine the above scene as part of a massive open-world game such as Skyrim, for the people of the Pacific Northwest—or Cascadia, as many call it—such moments are…

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Deadly Premonition in high-def is like remastering Tommy Wiseau’s The Room

An internet user has taken it upon himself to give the P.C. version of Deadly Premonition a higher graphical resolution, upgrading it from the standard 720p. Our question is: Why would you want to do that? In case you need an introduction, Deadly Premonition was a B-game that gained a cult following because it aped Twin Peaks. (And because it aped it well. And because it had a convincing world where you could come across murder suspects shopping at the five and dime. And because its rough approximation of Agent Cooper grew facial hair.)  But the point is that the…