Episode 475 – all the ugly things
by Dan Repperger

* (0:49) Fear the Con and its Con Planner site. All our love to Fred.

* (2:47) The Salt in Wounds game setting, and why it intrigues Brodeur.

* (14:40) Unpacking the human psychology of why we like dark things, starting with some examples from Dan’s life. Resident Evil VII and Alien Isolation. Revenge stories.

* (22:40) When these impulses manifest at the meta-game level. The traitor mechanic in many board games.

* (28:09) Feeling bad for the Tarrasque. Butchering a dragon.

* (38:36) The anatomy of what attracts us to evil, and why it can improve us morally. Midnight by Fantasy Flight. The Invitation.

* (46:08) The banality of evil.

Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Wayne

Comments (1)

RalphFebruary 26th, 2018 at 4:03 am

What a great show!

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