Eric and Jon (SSMP) discuss the latest trends in Escape the Room games after failing to break out of a bank over the weekend. They also talk about P.T. and the cancellation of Silent Hills before closing with some thoughts about Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor.
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- 0:00 – Intro – “Master of Puppets” by Metallica
- 1:10 – Escape From the Bank (No spoilers)
- 10:10 – Theatricality in Escape Games
- 15:36 – The design challenges for Escape Games
- 26:35 – P.T., Silent Hills, and Konami
- 30:10 – P.T. as a standalone game
- 36:50 – Shadow of Mordor and the Nemesis system
- 46:55 – Why does nobody care that the main character is immortal?
- 50:03 – Outro – “Orion” by Metallica