Graham Oliver

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Graham Oliver is a teacher, writer, and editor living in Taipei. His book reviews, essays, and interviews have appeared in Guernica, Harvard Educational Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA in fiction from Texas State University.

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2022/09/20 | Graham Oliver

A Vivid Future, Rooted in Legend: Red Candle Games and the Making of Nine Sols

A successful crowdfunding campaign has delivered ‘Nine Sols’, a new title from Taiwanese game developer Red Candle. Its Taoist-cyberpunk imagery and action gameplay is a major break from previous hits ‘Detention’ and ‘Devotion’.

2022/06/22 | Graham Oliver

From Folk Hero to Video Game Character: ‘The Legend of Tianding’

Based on a Taiwanese folk hero, ‘The Legend of Tianding’ is a game with stunning period aesthetics, engrossing action, and political relevance.