The following is an episode of With a Terrible Fate’s weekly podcast discussing video-game storytelling from all angles. Find all episodes here.
What is play? What are its functions and why do so merrily do it? One of the most influential books to address these questions is Homo Ludens by the Dutch cultural historian Johan Huizinga. In our brand new reading circle, we discuss the first section of Huizinga’s renowned engagement with the intricacies of play.
Later on, we discuss and analyze one of the most prominent PS5 games at the moment: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.
- Main Story
- 00:02:53 Reading Circle: Johan Huizinga – Homo Ludens
- Side Quests
- 00:57:35 Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart