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A Profound Waste of Time – Issue 1

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A Profound Waste of Time is an award winning independent magazine that celebrates games as an art form. Each issue plays host to a rich variety of voices from inside and outside the videogame industry, interwoven with stunning bespoke imagery from leading illustrators and artists. Editorially discerning and beautifully designed, the magazine serves to celebrate gaming culture and discussion.

In this issue:

  • An in depth interview with Yacht Club Games
  • Undertale creator Toby Fox in conversation with composer Jake Kaufman, illustrated by artist and animator Temmie Chang
  • Writer and actor Ashly Burch reflects on her perfomance as Chloe in Life Is Strange
  • A four-page fold-out Downwell diagram annotated by the game’s creator Ojiro Fumoto
  • After watching his mother play her first videogame, Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail explores the idea of games as a language
  • Cover art by renowned illustrator Dan Mumford



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