The American South is a complicated place. The games that come out of the South are no different.
The Grind is a trying time, when patience is tested and loyalty is questioned. I love it.
Shameful? Depressing? No, playing Wolfenstein: The New Order while being German is more ludicrous than you’d think.
Modern open-world games—known for their nonlinear structure, sizable environments, and seemingly limitless tasks and things—might fulfill a human need for enjoyment, but they also ask for a commitment to gluttony.
The Arkham Horror Card Game throws you head first into a strange, ghoul-filled story that’s one of the most immersive experiences for your tabletop.
These are just games, and I’m being a little dramatic. But it’s worth considering what we allow the media we enjoy to wring out of us—the catharsis of great pathos or joy from a safe distance.