The WhaleCast Episode 27

WhaleCast LogoEric and Jon (SSMP) discuss the recent closure of Tale of Tales and debate whether or not there’s adequate support for artistic games. They also dive into Her Story before Jon plays Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party on his Wii U and Eric raves about Sense8.

Note: Blast Theory has been around since 1991, not 1999. Eric apologizes for the error.

Download: The WhaleCast Episode 27 (51:41)



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  • 0:00 – Intro – “Come As You Are” by Nirvana
  • :35 – Eric and Jon are right and wrong about everything (and E3)
  • 4:40 – Tale of Tales, and is there adequate support for artistic games?
  • 28:30 – Her Story, and the weird logic of fiction
  • 38:35 – Jon has friends and plays Bumpie’s Party
  • 45:50 – Sense8, and the spectacle of empathy
  • 51:14 – Outro – “Lounge Act” by Nirvana

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