Talking Cockroach

Pixel-art, retro-gaming, and a bit of reading

The Monster

Some time ago, I planned to create a series of pieces inspired by horror movies from the 20s and 30s, especially those of the Hollywood Pre-Code period, not because of the liberties of the time per se, but because, with the arrival of sound and the popularization of the cinema, it became a period of discovery and experimentation which would lay solid foundations for the forthcoming productions. One of the most important movies of this period, and of all time, is Frankenstein....

February 28, 2023 · 2 min

Valorant X Final Fantasy Crossover

First, a disclaimer: I don’t play Valorant. Truth be told, I don’t usually play any kind of online game, even less so when it’s a co-op game. The mere fact of having to consider coordination with other people to achieve a common goal, with the stress that includes, makes it sound similar to a job in my mind. I’ve tried it a few times, but the experience always turns out to be a little exhausting....

February 22, 2023 · 5 min

Free Churro

🐴 Spoiler alert: Bojack Horseman spoilers ahead Between 2021 and 2022, there were a couple of periods when I was alone at home for some weeks. As many do, I started a marathon of series, in which there were The Office, Community, and The Good Place (and if you haven’t watched them, I strongly recommend them). At the end of this list, there was the acclaimed Bojack Horseman, which I reluctantly started watching....

January 26, 2023 · 2 min


This piece is the beginning of a journey in which, until now, I had only given just small steps. For a few weeks I played around with the idea of making a small tribute to last year, and I decided to take one of its best moments as inspiration: sitting beside my wife in front of the waters of Pirihueico lake, in Puerto Fuy. At first, I thought of recreating a scene from one of my favourite games, in some sort of cosplay, where both of us would take the role of one of the characters in a reenactment that would be as faithful as possible to the original....

January 23, 2023 · 3 min