It is soon Halloween, so how fitting it is to write about a horror game! Recently me and @roosajokiaho got into a ”Walking Dead” game and TV show binge. The most interesting core storytelling of Walking Dead is that the zombies, or walkers, are not the centerpiece – it is actually the characters surrounded by those walkers. They have their agenda, motivations and ideals. It is hard to find the right path between the relationships. As a player, you have to make the choices who to sympathize with or give a cold shoulder to.
There are a lot of things going on recently. Let’s just take genders for example. This ancient old topic still rules around in many discussion boards and gaming news. I didn’t pay attention to it much previously – which I should have. Continue reading “Brain Fried: (Fe)Male Designs In Games”