Translated by Maia Sefton The witch hunts during the Renaissance led to around 100 000 executions in Europe, the victim being mostly old, poor rural women. Between 1560 and 1660, it’s a brutal repression especially along the Rhin, but women are guilty by nature for most catholics. The church strongly encourages the denunciation of JewishLire la suite « TACK N°8 : Witches are still terrifying the patriarchy »
By Heolruz and translated by Maia Sefton Generations correspond to the idea that a certain decade is represented by a group of people. We are talking about “generations” to represent our elders or musically speaking, the different decades represent different artists or music genres. “Generations” are even mentioned in the famous game Pokemon, all ofLire la suite « TACK N°7 : PLOGOFF DES PIERRES CONTRE DES FUSILS – Plogoff, rocks against shotguns »
by Bastien Silty and translated by Maia Sefton No one consumes video games the same way. If today, I choose to focus on the emotions involved, the depth of the story and the characters, it wasn’t always the case.Today I’m going to find out if there are different ways to consume video games? I rememberLire la suite « TACK N°7 : Is video game consumption determined by age? »
Wrote by Mayli and translated by Nolwenn. Always under the spotlight, the woman’s body doesn’t have to be functional, strong or healthy, but pretty. Muscles are necessary to seem toned, but they must not be too prominent, at the risk of not being perceived as a REAL woman. Appearances are far more important to womenLire la suite « TACK N°6 : SUMMER IS CALLING : Which body for the summer ? »
TACK N°6 – SUMMER IS CALLING : Sea of Solitude: the sea, fear, acceptance and surfacing it’s conditions.
Personally I’m not a big fan of summer, I find that this season is just a large amount of time where people force themselves to complete meaningless and futile tasks under the pretext that it’s to get us out of our comfort zones. This idea is not necessarily contemptible, but personally summer has always takenLire la suite « TACK N°6 – SUMMER IS CALLING : Sea of Solitude: the sea, fear, acceptance and surfacing it’s conditions. »
by Hugo Verdier and translated by Maia Sefton. The theme of “work” led me to evoke a subject that is close to my heart within the music industry. The goal here is to understand these artists who seem to need no one at all or almost no one. They are composers, lyricists, but above allLire la suite « TACK N°5 – WORK : LO-FI « do it yourself » and Soundcloud, workers more than solo artists »
by Bastien Silty and translated by Nolwenn. If this tweet from Siobhan Thompson is sarcastic and only partially true, it makes us see that depression holds a huge spot in video games. Rightfully so, because it plays a great part in the making of a game, and for very different reasons, wether if we studyLire la suite « TACK N°5 : WORK, DEPRESSION AND VIDEO GAMES »
By Heoluz and translated by Maia It’s hard to find a definition for the word work. In cinema but also in the world of art where it is especially difficult to associate the artist with the amount of work that goes into a piece. What I mean by the difficulty to define the word workLire la suite « TACK N°5 – WORK : GABBEH, A FILM CRITIC »
TACK N°4 – NOSTALGIA : Embrace the old way or the new one ? Game design being put to the test by nostalgia.
Which games age the best ? Does the remake of an old game or the revival of a worn out genre necessarily need to be accompanied by a change in the game play mechanics or should they be left as they were to better embrace the return to the past. Some of Tack’s readers probablyLire la suite « TACK N°4 – NOSTALGIA : Embrace the old way or the new one ? Game design being put to the test by nostalgia. »
Rich in histories that constitute for many a huge part of History itself, Greece is undeniably one of the oldest civilizations of the world.In the lands of Southeast Europe where they witnessed the birth of democracy you can discover the unforgettable stories that Greece has to offer. In it’s capital, Athens, named after the goddessLire la suite « TACK N°4 – NOSTALGIA : GREECE a country of memories »
I would just like to warn everyone that there will be spoilers in this article and also trigger warning that there is mention of rape and assault in this article so if you are triggered by that i advise you click of this article. The Witness(2016) is a first person point of view game withLire la suite « TACK N°3 – NATURE : Video games: The answer to the question about human ? »
Animals don’t want to be artists. However they are often enslaved to entertain Men be it in water parks, circuses or bullfights. The abuse is obviously concealed from the spectators, nevertheless it’s still there, since it’s the only way to get the animals to do what we want them to. In circuses animal cruelty isLire la suite « TACK N°3 – NATURE : Animals don’t want to be artists »
A studio ghibli film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Critique by Heolruz / Translated by Maia Sefton I would like to start this paper off by disclosing my thought process and why I chose to present this film. First of all nature is one of the leading themes,it is as if you were to take aLire la suite « TACK N°3 – NATURE : Princess Mononoke »