Category Archives: Narrative

To Jump, or Not to Jump? That is the Question

I told myself that on this blog and the final paper that I was going to try and stay away from Dear Esther because it can be analyzed in many different ways but it has been my favorite game of … Continue reading

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Blog Post #4

Gone Home is a game whose effectiveness comes from shutting down all of the expectations that it builds up. Before certain details in the game are revealed behind initially locked doors, the house paints a grim picture. On the narrative … Continue reading

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Gone Home Link Dump

I’ve compiled a short list of resources to use when writing about Gone Home. If this gets enough attention I can amass similar posts for Dear Esther and The Stanley Parable. Please feel free to add more links in the … Continue reading

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“Wander,” The First Non-Combat MMO

The trailer for this game literally just released and I knew it must be shared. http://widgets.ign.com/video/embed/content.html?url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2014/11/19/wander-ps4-trailer Wander will be an MMO experience on PS4 and PC that “focuse[s] on story rather than violence.” You play as a tree, a griffin, … Continue reading

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Dear Esther Wiki

Just thought I would draw your attention to this potentially useful resource: the Dear Esther Wiki. They also have a whole page giving the entire script of Dear Esther (2012) that you might find useful.

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Symbiosis

Hey, this is probably gonna be strange in the midst of all these WoW posts, but I wanna tell you guys about this awesome post-apocalyptic game that a friend of a friend made a year or so ago: it’s called … Continue reading

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Cataclysm: The Fall of Gilneas

When we first began playing World of Warcraft, I researched classes before designing my character and I quickly decided I would be a druid because of their multiple talents. Sadly, humans don’t have the option of being druids. However, when … Continue reading

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