Articles tagged jordan rivas

Machine Gods: Religion in Games

Religion occasionally gets some lip service when games attempt to flesh out a world, but the deeper issues that guide people to their faith -- the quest for meaning in the universe -- is rarely explored in games. Game worlds operate in systems of miracles, but churches, heroes, and gods within them are treated in a purely utilitarian manner.

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//Mixed media
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Playing to Lose: The Tragedy of 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"Video gamers are not accustomed to playing to lose.

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