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Oct 8, 2018

Penguin & Termite finally talk about religion! We've lived up to our description by discussing the ideas of theology and philosophy that are present in video games. What ways do storytellers use their world view to build the plots? Do you think video games are a good medium to express theological and/or philosophical ideas?

https://www.polygon.com/gaming/2012/3/5/2845407/video-games-are-a-good-fit-for-theological-exploration
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_and_video_games
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/features/15045-Nintendo-of-America-Used-Religious-Censorship-to-Avoid-Controver
https://www.google.com/amp/peepgaming.tumblr.com/post/70198825027/why-are-we-always-killing-gods-in-japanese-rpgs/amp
 
Music:
Ozzed - The Misadventure Begins
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/
 
TimeStamps:
 
DLC - 00:15:23
Favorite Things: 00:09:13
Topic - 00:22:33