Nick and Eric got sent to detention and missed Halloween, but they escaped their classroom just in time to talk about the Taiwanese horror game Detention.
In this edition, we dig into the detective point-and-click text adventure A Case of Distrust, and investigate what makes it good, but not great.
What does it mean, ontologically and narratively, when the seeming finality of death disappears from our stories? What does it mean when our stories and our characters, unlike our lives, refuse to come to an end?
This week we discuss The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, and how its status as a prequel/promo for Life Is Strange 2 makes it less awesome.
This month Nick and Eric discuss the economics of robot sentience in Subsurface Circular and the tricky trust issues of alien first-contact in Quarantine Circular.
These important documentaries about online abuse and the works of Terrence McNally attempt to illuminate empathy and social awareness at a time when it is being woefully ignored.