A Special Halloween Transmission: Come Play With Us, Forever and Ever and Ever…

It’s time for another artgame rundown! In this episode, Zolani and I critique a handful of cool, small artgames, many of which conveniently happen to be pretty ~spooOooOoky~. We get into the spirit of the season talking about how many of these games are able to use space, movement, tone and symbolism to build feelings of dread, suspense and horror. We also get into the subtext of the situations these games present to us, contemplating the statements they make on everything from alienation and identity to self-sacrifice and mortality.

[TW: This podcast contains discussion of sexism, racism, domestic abuse, suicidality, claustrophobia, and depression.]


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The song in this episode was “My Time” by Statik Selektah.