PPHSjam in review 2
Do Androids Dream the Body Electric?—Spanglypants
So there’s a theme of science fiction and fantasy that’s going to come up again and again and I want to talk about it because everyone in the PPHSjam does it better than any video game basically.
So I like games that Create a World but I like it when they do that because I want the world to tell me a story, and I want a story about people or creatures I can empathize with. So some of my favorite science fiction and fantasy worlds are ones that don’t really care about their thousands of years or history or political struggle but just want to have fun and tell me about some people. (I love all those things too, but only if they’re going to tell me about something bigger than that).
This game is about androids, but it’s really about thinking long term about a relationship, and it uses androids and stuff to get into it, to make it playful and fun so it can sneak up on you at the end. Androids are a trick, like choices are a trick, like sometimes they seem like they’re there but they’re really not.
All of the stars out of all of the stars.