Uh oh! Finding myself being swallowed by time!: boredom as a desirable quality in gaming

written and recorded with the intention of automated performance, this talk was made for the Fringe Theatre @ EGX Rezzed. due to the Plague, and the subsequent cancellation of the event, I decided to make the talk available online. handily didactic for strange and dull times. this is the full text. Do not listen to this recording whilst driving or operating machinery. Only listen when you can safely relax and bring your full awareness to your own complete comfort or confusion. This text will be theoretical, and sometimes chaotic or poetic in flow. Some connections may be spindly or tenuous. This has been a disclaimer. Hello, this is Sam Machell. I’d like to invite you, today, for the next 40