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7 Cool Facts About Hell

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________ The way media works is…weird. Let’s just take the concept of Hell, for example. Pit of the burn-y variety. Place of eternal suffering. Not too much to misunderstand, there … Continue reading

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How Video Games Get Religion Wrong

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________ Outlast 2 transports players to a rural hellscape where Southern Gothic slasher horror is tied to religious fears of the Christian variety. The official marketing synopsis says as much, stating: … Continue reading

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Rise of the Tomb Raider and the Bible

Last year, I did a short video series about playing through the first few hours of Rise of the Tomb Raider. These segments focus on the improvements in gameplay compared to the previous title,  and how often they are overshadowed by … Continue reading

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Beholder – Indie Game of the Year?

Beholder puts you in the role of a man attempting to take care of his family while fulfilling his duties as a landlord in a totalitarian dystopia. You start out just spying on “suspicious” tenants for the government, and reporting … Continue reading

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Board Games and the Bible Review – Elections of US America Election: The Card Game

Thanks to the designers at Auroch Digital, I was able to play and review satirical card game, Elections of US America Election: The Card Game. Contrary to initial impressions, the game isn’t a delivery device for cheap, pointed jokes about particular … Continue reading

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My Next Game Is Available Free For IF Comp 2016!

Above, you’ll find the cover (created by the incredible Julian Adkins) for my new interactive-fiction video game: SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD!. SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD! is a surreal comedy adventure about bears, puns, enthusiastic narrators, and elderly women in attack helicopters. It’s available for … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right Interview: John Wallie (Gebub’s Adventure)

I spoke with Christian designer John Wallie of chill 2D exploration game Gebub’s Adventure about using occasionally disregarded tools (Microsoft Paint, GameMaker, etc.) to make something incredible. — Support Gebub’s Adventure (Steam) Support Gebub’s Adventure (itch.io) Support Gebub’s Adventure (Game Jolt) … Continue reading

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