Role-playing games like Mass Effect and Dungeons and Dragons ask players to immerse themselves into a character and make decisions based on their unique motivations. But can games be used to challenge us and hold up a mirror to ourselves?
Satchell Drakes and Matt Perez discuss both the challenges and opportunities of exploring identity in games and talk role-playing in pen-and-paper, tabletop games with Dave Ewalt, a contributor editor at Forbes and author of the book, Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and The People Who Play It.
Also on the episode, Erik Kain and Paul Tassi talk the best games of 2017 which absolutely, 100%, most definitely should include Bubsy. (@43:13)