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Jon Stone

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Jon Stone is the co-editor of 'Coin Opera 2: Fulminare's Revenge', an anthology of video game poems, and the author of 'Super Treasure Arcade', a book of micro-poems for a game from every year from 1971 to 2013.

FeatureA year on the Throne

Life with Nuclear Throne, Vlambeer's ever-mutating roguelike.

Watching an Early Access game evolve over time is a strange, changeable, exhilarating experience. All the more so when the fixes and updates, buffs and embellishments seem to act as a kind of parallel to the often-tumultuous shifts of direction in your own life - a monster-strewn, post-apocalyptic mirror world.