What is a Game? – Podcast

whatisagame

[Originally posted on Gather Your Party on 15th August 2013]

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Participants: Aleksander Adamkiewicz, Amer Hmaidan, Chris Wagar, Rob Welch, Marcus Puckett

Talking points:

  • Rob talks shit about Dota
  • Dear Esther and goals
  • Failure
  • Visual Novels
  • Derail into a Megaman argument
  • Arbitrary effects (i.e. not being able to predict future events based on your actions)
  • Mass Effect 1 spoilers (if anyone that hasn’t played it still cares)
  • Chris and Alex claim that interactive stories don’t exist
  • Should there be games that focus on story telling?
  • Marcus has an aneurysm
  • Simulations

Not A Game

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Semantics, the gift that keeps on giving.

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