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
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February 19th, 2018 in
, Regular Episodes