Kate & Jason are joined by Andrew Medeiros to talk about death and grief in gaming.
Giving Me Bleed
The Woodlands (00:58)
The Watch (05:22)
Monsterhearts 2 (09:14)
Character death (13:20)
Textual support for meaningful character death (18:54)
Death as a theme in games (23:55)
Setting expectations (27:49)
Building up to character death (29:12)
The influence of Western culture (33:39)
Character suicide (36:14)
Facilitating grief (46:28)
Games that do death & grief well (55:04)
Giving Me Life
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (01:02:15)
Imperial Assault (01:04:55)
Be Here Now (01:06:05)
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