The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.
06 May 2015
Agarest illustrates just how much fun it is to be the scrappy underdog in games without actually being the scrappy underdog. It’s striking how often games suggest that the power of the victim’s moral high ground is equitable to that of the conquistador’s rifle.
12 Nov 2013
Algerian Chronicles is a stirring and lasting work of moral conviction. Camus illustrates the impossible challenge of pursuing justice in a conflict marked by heinous crimes.
04 Jun 2013
Somewhere, Expeditions Conquistador has a “right” path. There is a better way to act than the actual conquistadors did. But even the most restrained, responsible, and virtuous expedition is harmful, mired with challenges, and weighed down by the reminders that you are an outsider that poses a threat.
26 Feb 2013
Expeditions Conquistador is an alternate history, in which the player is put in the position of South America’s conquerors. Most of the game is centered on exploration and resource management with some sparse but important combat and dialogue trees mixed in. To say the least, it’s extraordinarily bold to handle such sensitive material in such a “game-like” fashion.
18 Feb 2013
E. M. Forster's experiences epitomise those of the closeted homosexual. He could be the walking definition of the man with the Victorian upbringing who inhabits a dual existence.
16 Jun 2011
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