Moving Pixels Podcast

The World of Mass Effect

by G. Christopher Williams

10 May 2010

Would you physically move into the "Mass Effect" world if you could?
 

This week our discussion of game worlds moves from the claustrophobic halls of the asylum to the vast reaches of space.

Continuing our consideration of game worlds and their effect on our experience playing games, we consider both the broad galatic maps of Mass Effect as well as the narrower confines of intergalatic ports of call and the bridges of starships and how they impact on Bioware’s collection of characters.
  

 
 

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Our podcast contributors:

G. Christopher Williams is the Multimedia Editor at PopMatters.com.  You can find his weekly updates featured at the Neuromance blog.

Rick Dakan is a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog as well as to the Gamma Testing podcast.

Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog.

Thomas Cross contributes frequently to the Multimedia section at PopMatters.com, and he also pens the Diamond in the Rough column for GameSetWatch.

 

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