Articles tagged darkest dungeon

We Write Our Own Ends: Emergent Endings in Gaming

There’s no such thing as a premature ending for a video game. There’s only your ending.

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The Dangers of Playing in Unfinished Houses: Considering Early Access Video Games

Playing a game in its alpha or beta form is like living in an unfinished house; it's habitable, but some things seem off or don't work or might get better (or worse).

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Storytelling Engines: The Story Arc Has Ended and Yet the Game Keeps Going

Adventurers come and go in some video games, meaning that sometimes the only narrative element that remains consistent in such games is the boss.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Plumbs the Depths of the ‘Darkest Dungeon’

Darkest Dungeon reveals how penalties and pain can became a source of twisted pleasure in video games.

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Dying Is Painful, But Also Noble in ‘Darkest Dungeon’

We’re not struggling to survive just to survive. Our survival is a righteous act of defiance against evil incarnate.

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‘Darkest Dungeon’, a Masochist’s Dream

For as much as you level up in Darkest Dungeon, you will also level down. This is not power fantasy. This is a fantasy of cruelty and self inflicted pain.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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