I’ve never had much patience for the Games Are Art arguments. Are games art or are they Art? Who cares? Make what you want to make. Play what you want to play. If you’re just talking about it, you’re not doing either of those things, which strikes me as unproductive. But what do I know?

GWJ Conference Call Episode 542

Night in The Woods, Blackwake, Phoning Home, Mystic Messenger, Console Launch Memories, Your Emails and More!
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Orbital Decay – Episode 4

Welcome to Orbital Decay, an episodic collaborative storytelling RPG made possible by our Patreon subscribers! Join Game Master Michael Zenke as he takes Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich, Karla Andrich and Rob Daviau into a mysterious sci-fi adventure where our heroes don't know who they are, where they are or why they've emerged from their damaged cryo pods in the first place.

February 27 – March 5

Well, it’s here! The week! The week where some percentage of the people who want a Switch will actually be able to buy one! Dust off your rooftops! Polish up those night-time basketballs! Walk that dog! Because there are … a couple of new games for it, and a bunch of stuff that came out on other platforms several years ago! I kid, I kid!
When Death has to use the toilet, you'd best finish up.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 541

Nioh, Sniper Elite 4, Little Topics - Including Podcaster Fist Fights, Your Emails and More!
GWJ RPGs

Orbital Decay – Episode 3

Welcome to Orbital Decay, an episodic collaborative storytelling RPG made possible by our Patreon subscribers! Join Game Master Michael Zenke as he takes Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich, Karla Andrich and Rob Daviau into a mysterious sci-fi adventure where our heroes don't know who they are, where they are or why they've emerged from their damaged cryo pods in the first place.

The Twist

Please be advised, the following article contains heavy spoilers for the game Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut. I'm not, in general, a fan of twist endings. They're hard to do well, and usually betray authors who are entirely too enamored of their own cleverness. Done well, though, a twist ending can be a fantastic piece of ambivalent logic.
Feb 20 Week Ahead

February 20 – February 26

It's hard to be objective about the release of Night in the Woods this week. The result of a Kickstarter campaign that raised $200,000, and the team features the unique artwork of friend-of-the-site Scott "BombsFall" Benson. What's the game you ask?

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