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Postscript
Postscript

The Radical Fairy Tale Politics of 'Ni No Kuni II'

‘Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom’ advocates simple rules, strong claims, and a demand for empathy and honest governance.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.13.18
Guns and Games
Guns and Games

This Company Specializes In Designing One Specific Thing: Video Game Guns

A former member of the German military has found success making something video games always need more of.
Patrick Klepek
3.20.18
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

In Search for Any Excuse But Guns, Trump to Meet With Video Game Industry

We can only wonder what the folks at /r/The_Donald must be thinking right now.
Patrick Klepek
3.1.18
Podcasts
Podcasts

The Politics, Performances, and Problems of 'Black Panther'

On Waypoint 101, we dig into the movie everybody's talking about right now.
Patrick Klepek
2.28.18
open thread
open thread

The Algorithms Will Not Save Us

What a website puts on its front door says something about its values, whether it's a conspiracy video or a video game.
Patrick Klepek
2.22.18
Podcasts
Podcasts

We Haven't Covered 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance.' Let's Talk About Why.

On the podcast, we delve into the deeply complicated history of this week's surprise hit.
Patrick Klepek
2.16.18
Modders
Modders

This Modder Has Spent Years Turning 'Prison Architect' Into a Soviet Gulag

Since 2014, ApolloLV has been chipping away at a mod attempting to convey one of the great horrors of the USSR.
Patrick Klepek
2.12.18
Games and Politics
Games and Politics

Watch Waypoint's Own Austin Walker Give a Talk On Games and Politics

What does it mean to make and play video games during a time of political struggle and social turmoil?
Austin Walker
2.9.18
politics
politics

These DACA Recipients Once Found Solace in Games. Now, They Need Action.

We catch up with the undocumented immigrants Waypoint spoke with in 2017, as the DACA deadline nears.
Patrick Klepek
1.31.18
Podcasts
Podcasts

Should You Feel Bad Killing the Monsters of 'Monster Hunter: World'?

On today’s podcast, we wrestle with the moments Capcom’s game made us uncomfortable.
Patrick Klepek
1.30.18
Modders
Modders

This 'Civ VI' Mod is Translating Trump's Real-Life Policies into the Game

When Trump proposes budget cuts to science, that's going to impact what it's like to play as Trump in the game, too.
Patrick Klepek
1.29.18
Podcasts
Podcasts

We Discuss How Gaming and Politics Went Hand-in-Hand in 2017

From Trump to labor disputes, 2017 was a year in which it was impossible to talk about video games without considering politics.
Patrick Klepek
12.26.17