In this episode, we talk about Ludonarrative Dissonance in video games. Jon researches lute-onarrative dissonance instead of ludonarrative, then buys the instrument and records a cover of the 1982 classic, “The Safety Dance.” Sarah is told to hurry up over and over because her life depends on it, but instead, she loots all the chests […]
Podcast The Pub 31: Bring Out the Leeches!
Video Games: Pandemic Narratives In this episode, Dean hides in a tree with a blowgun and vaccine darts, Molly social distances in Fodlan, Daniel plots to spread corrupted blood throughout Azeroth, and Sarah slaps leeches on everyone. Cast Hosted by Dean Karpowicz, with Daniel Becker, Sarah Willis and Molly Krasel. Content What we’ve been playing. “You […]
Podcast: The Pub 28: Pridecast
The Pridecast: LGBTQ+ Representations in Games In the pridecast episode, Dean tries to fake cool lingo (while Sarah covers for him with a British dictionary), Daniel laments and loves Persona, and Molly rues the reality of rainbow capitalism. Cast Hosted by Dean Karpowicz, with Daniel Becker, Sarah Willis and Molly Krasel. Content Which Games Get it […]
Podcast: The Pub 25: You’re a Robot. You Ate a Fish. You Died!
Video Games: Endings and Story In this episode, Sarah contemplates her destiny, Molly takes a nap on the ground, and Dean realizes there is no hope for his body. Cast Hosted by Dean Karpowicz, with Sarah Willis and Molly Krasel. Content Discussed What should a great ending accomplish? Sarah: “Satisfaction!” Dean: “Says the woman who has […]