If you haven’t already added The British Library Medieval Manuscript page to your must-visit list, you really should. They routinely offer beautiful and fascinating treasures from their collection.
This year, they’re running pages from The Huth Hours, a manuscript noted for its spectacular illuminations:
The Hours include double page monthly calender spreads noting the feasts and saints of the day, and the border illuminations are sublime:
Visit the site for even more art and fascinating details about the book and the illuminations, and check back each month for a new page spread from this fascinating book.
If this game plays half as amazing as it looks, we’re in for a treat.
Cuphead in ‘Don’t Deal With the Devil’ is a side-scrolling action game hand-animated in the style of a 1930s Fleischer Brothers cartoon.
Here’s how the designers describe it:
Cuphead is a classic run and gun that centers around 1-on-1 fights (2-on-1 in two player mode). With Cuphead, we aim to evolve the genre by adding new features such as: super arts, infinite lives, a playable world map and hidden secrets. In addition to that, we will have refined controls, additional boss patterns on harder modes and balanced weapons to equip (that you don’t lose!). We plan to release 10-15 bosses per episode and end up with over 30 bosses. If all goes as planned, we will defeat the current “Guinness World Record for Most Boss Battles in a Run and Gun Game”[25 total]).