• A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3
  • A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3
  • A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3
  • A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3
  • A profound waste of time volume 3
  • A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3
  • A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3

    A Profound Waste of Time

    A Profound Waste of Time - Issue 3

    Regular price $89.99 or 4 interest-free payments of $22.50 with

    Pre-order item, shipping from 5 July 2024 onwards

    Notify me when this product is available

    Shipping within Australia from $11.95

    The third issue of A Profound Waste of Time which is an award-winning independent magazine that celebrates games as an art form. Beautifully designed and filled with stunning, bespoke imagery, this issue features Fumito Ueda, Tim Schafer, Rodney Greenblat, and many more, with a cover illustration by ma-ko.

     In this Issue

    • Journalist and author Simon Parkin travels to Tokyo, Japan to speak with Fumito Ueda (Shadow of the Colossus, Ico, The Last Guardian), exploring the themes and philosophies behind both his iconic games and his working practice.
    • Grace Curtis explores the history of early web games with a focus on Nitrome, a British independent games studio that started out making online browser games.
    • Rodney Greenblat (PaRappa the Rapper) is interviewed by Kyle Bosmanabout his approach to both his fine art and character design, and how he hopes his work inspires joy in others.
    • Tim Schafer (Psychonauts, Grim Fandango) talks to Ben Bertoli about how to manage your outlook and take care of your mind when creating and working on videogames.
    • Journalist and author Matt Leone chronicles the early history of Street Fighter and the birth of fighting game combo analysis in Japan.

    Specifications

    • 210 x 270 mm
    • Perfect bound
    • Litho print
    • Heavyweight paper stock throughout
    • 190 pages approx