This week on the podcast: analyzing Dark Souls and Silent Hill through the lens of a hypothetical mashup, plus PAX West 2021 reflections.
A point-by-point rebuttal of Tyler Cowen's article criticizing the ability of video games to have cultural value within a literary canon.
In the first episode of WaTF's podcast, we introduce ourselves and the project and discuss Nier, Returnal, and "games as rent."
Get to know Caymus Ducharme, known for analyzing The Witness, NieR: Automata—and vehemently believing video-game stories can surpass Hamlet.
Getting the platinum trophy in Final Fantasy VII Remake doesn't just add playtime to the game: it also changes how we understand the story.
The Oeuvre of Miyazaki and Horror Storytelling: Join With a Terrible Fate for 2 Panels at PAX West 2019
PAX West 2019 is a celebration of video games and their power to tell incredible stories, and what could be more rewarding than exploring how those stories can terrify, aggravate, and alienate you to the Read more…
On Episode 8 of our podcast, we ask: how can difficulty tell a story?
Full video of With a Terrible Fate's 2017 PAX West presentation.