PhD Candidate in Japan, researching Narrative in Games. Responds favorably to Thrash Metal, Karaoke, and Dungeons & Dragons.
Games, Seriously Podcast Ep. 05 out now!
May 13, 2015
Hello Good People Everywhere!
Episode 05 of the Games, Seriously Podcast is finally available for listening on iTunes and at the links below!
Today we are having a look at 11 bit Studio's critically-acclaimed game entitled, "This War of Mine." Based loosely on the Bosnian conflict in 1992, "This War of Mine" allows players to experience the war not as a soldier, but rather as a civilian who is caught in the crossfire and must survive until a ceasefire is declared. How does this game create empathy, and how effective is it in this endeavor?