Tag: Mortis Ghost

The Wonderful(ly Tragic) World of OFF

Between our class readings of Ready Player One, dissecting vintage video games, and even reading blog entries that focus on the elements of darker art games, I couldn’t help but contribute with a close reading of my new current obsession.

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OFF title screen.

Rising from the murky depths of the indie video gaming genre surfaces the 2008 RPG known as OFF by Unproductive Fun Time, a French group led by head game designers Mortis Ghost and Alias Conrad Coldwood. Having been recently translated for the English-speaking audience, the game takes place in an alternate world where the player controls an unknown entity named the “The Batter”.… Read the rest

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