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Dead Space and the Bible

I spoke with Elijah of The Unabridged Gamer about Biblical allegories in the Dead Space franchise, game design, forcible conversion, the in-universe religion Unitology, and more! On a personal note, I’ve really been looking forward to covering this series, so … Continue reading

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Beyond Rated-M: Beyond “Why?” in Black Desert Online

I dived into highly-acclaimed sandbox MMO Black Desert Online* to explore how combining traditional MMO systems with endless compulsion loops can make your actions feel insignificant, and an open-world seem smaller than ever. Christian players may want to pay special … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right Interview: Kings of Israel (Lance Hill)

I spoke with Christian board game designer Lance Hill of Funhill Games about board game design and marketing, localization issues, digital board game conversion, inspirations, designing a fun Biblical board game, Kickstarter, and a ton of other cool stuff that won’t … Continue reading

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UnderEarth Beta Interview (CrackerJack Games)

I spoke with the developers of upcoming first-person adventure UnderEarth about game design, team building/retention, and more! Despite some technical difficulties, the team was as hilarious as they were insightful. Wishlist/Follow UnderEarth (Steam) *The Deadly Tower of Monsters was received … Continue reading

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The Deadly Tower of Monsters PS4 Livestream

The Deadly Tower of Monsters is a flawed, fantastic, loving pastiche of 50s sci-fi B-movies. Complete with an extremely smart script parodying gaming, film, and “Director’s Commentary” cliches, I think ACE Team did a killer job of avoiding almost every … Continue reading

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Beyond Rated-M: Going Beyond Emotional Empathy in Slow Down, Bull

Developers Insomniac Games and Lisa Brown use game design and a gorgeous homemade aesthetic to promote emotional empathy in fantastic family-friendly title, Slow Down, Bull.* Support Slow Down, Bull (Steam) *Slow Down, Bull was received for review/coverage. See our statement of ethics here and … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right: NEON STRUCT (David Pittman)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. Full Disclosure: David Pittman is both a friend, and someone I may work with professionally in the future. The various modes of coverage below contain my honest opinions regardless of … Continue reading

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