Built to Play explores the legal realities of games preservation, the utter nonsense around Metal Gear Solid V and why we love to feel vulnerable.
In this week's episode you'll hear from the following people:
- Kendra Albert talks about how games are becoming increasingly online, and why that means they may not live forever. (00:10 - 11:50)
- Daniel and Arman follow a NeoGaf forum to a Metal Gear conspiracy involving clones, head transplants and a would-be supervillain (11:50 - 28:00)
- Rommel Romero tells us about why Minority Media is working on a virtual reality game that asks you to study dinosaurs. (28:00 - 35:45)
- We talk to the designers of Darkest Dungeon and Sunless Sea, alongside an English professor, about the appeal of the Gothic, and why more games don't give us full control. (35:45 - 55:50)