This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, two friends (Alex and Kiersten) talk about leveling in video games.Celia wasn't able to make it because she's incredibly busy moving down to California for Law school! Go Celia! The discussion may have taken a turn for the odd somewhere down the road and we may have … Continue reading CPBC #18 – Leveling?
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, the three friends finally complete their hero's journey and discuss the final chapter of the Bioshock saga. We all had each other's swords and each other's axes, but it's time for us to return home, where Ken Levine will finally stop quoting Atlas Shrugged at us. Oh … Continue reading CPBC #10 – Bioshock Infinite: Burial At Sea
On this week's episode of the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, the three friends discuss Bioshock 1 and 2, which are Prophet Ken Levine's greatest treasure and most haunting curse, respectively. Also, Alex has a real "Come To Jack" moment at the end of the episode, where he experiences the effects of his own substance-induced amnesia … Continue reading CPBC #7 – Bioshock 1 & 2
I like when games try to tackle thorny, complicated real world issues. When their ambition succeeds, games can drop you into conflicts over war, ethics, greed or historical political or religious conflict and let you see how you’d behave. And even when those issues take back seat and become more of a wallpaper to a … Continue reading Approaching sensitive themes in games