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Wednesday, July 9 2014

The Ever Expanding Self and 'A Dark Room'

In A Dark Room, the player begins with a sense only of the immediacy of the self and its own needs, before becoming aware of a small corner of the world around that self, before then becoming aware of how that corner fits into a larger and larger universe.


Wednesday, July 2 2014

'A Dark Room' Is the Most Fun You'll Ever Have with a Spreadsheet

A Dark Room withholds the one piece of information that is traditionally the very first thing established in the rulebook of games: the object of the game.


Friday, May 23 2014

Progress Is Power in 'A Dark Room'

We often don't notice in games how the world must be sacrificed for our progress.


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