Persist and Survive Together

I’ve previously written about how playing a game allows you to see life from another perspective. Mostly this is through sharing the experiences of the other people at the table, but sometimes the mechanisms and components of the game themselves offer a chance to participate in a powerful story. They ask … Continue reading

Chesterton’s Dragon

Our stories are filled with monsters. Whether they are quintessentially monstrous, or more philosophical in nature, they appear as an ever-present trope in the way we communicate. Games are no different, sometimes even creating room for monsters where none exist. The otherwise peaceful castle and field tile game of Carcassonne … Continue reading