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Seria Ludo

Jun 20, 2022

Tim and Joel take apart Hardspace: Shipbreaker, space-junking game with an anti-capitalist spirit. We examine the ways in which narrative is subtly threaded through gameplay.

Games mentioned:

  • Hardspace: Shipbreaker
  • Norco
  • Dead Space

Jun 13, 2022

Tim gives his first impressions of the trailblazing Steam Deck - which brings PC computing power to the handheld gaming experience. Having sampled several games on the platform, he has settled on Workers and Resources: Soviet Republic (aka Soviet Concrete Simulator). What differentiates it from other city-builders?


Jun 7, 2022

In part two of our look at Norco we expand on some of the first episode’s observations, discussing specific plot points.


Musée des Beaux Arts (poem) - WH Auden

Jun 1, 2022

Norco is a real achievement in video game storytelling - beautifully written and scored. It is a game we will both remember for a long time.

In this episode we talk (spoiler-free) about the game and its relationship to the cyberpunk genre. Next week we go into greater depth, with spoilers.


Games mentioned:

  • Norco