a discussion of grief & games

with tate and tony

This is our first time incorporating a/v content into electrobureau. In this episode, we discuss the storytelling and gameplay tropes that game developers employ to elicit grief from gamers. Next, we touch on specific games from our past that inspired grief.

Please note that the discussions touch on the emotional climaxes of the works listed in the notes. There will be spoilers, so skip the portions you'd rather not hear. If you have feedback or comments about this episode, or if you'd like to participate in a discussion in the future, please write us.

episode notes

part one: grief tropes

part two: personal recollections