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Postscript

Postscript is Cameron Kunzelman's weekly column about endings, apocalypses, deaths, bosses, and all sorts of other finalities.

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This Buddy Cop Adventure Game Shows That You Can Do a Lot With a Little

'The Last Time' blends the vignette game with a classic adventure, with excellent results.
Cameron Kunzelman
2 days ago
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A Game About a Train Perfectly Captures the Horror of Life

'The Final Station' puts you in the middle of a world-breaking catastrophe, and then makes you go about your business.
Cameron Kunzelman
5.18.18
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I Think 'Battlefield 1' is Breaking Up With Me

I’m so sad about the end of new content for ‘Battlefield 1’ that I’m getting into weird stuff.
Cameron Kunzelman
5.11.18
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The Real Ancient Myth at the Heart of 'God of War'

In a game very much about beginnings and endings, the overpowering Norse myth about the end of the world rules all.
Cameron Kunzelman
5.4.18
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A Survival Game That Dispenses the Usual Survival Bullshit

'Dead in Vinland' makes a strong statement about survival, specialization and cooperation.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.27.18
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The Grimly Perfect Circle of Dark Souls' Storytelling

I just finished the whole series, opting to break the cycle of fire. So why am I so excited to jump back in again?
Cameron Kunzelman
4.20.18
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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
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You Will Ruin Lives in This Surveillance Game, the Only Question Is Why

'Orwell: Ignorance is Strength' asks difficult questions about liberty and safety, and offers no pat answers.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.6.18
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The Silent Protagonist of 'Far Cry 5' Sucks

'Far Cry 5' doesn't have a hero. It has a blank slate that lets its hateful enemies have the last word.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.30.18
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Games Need More Power Fantasies Beyond Beefy Dudes with Big Guns

Games are many things to many people, so the easiest, broadest power fantasies don't cut it for everyone.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.23.18
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Surviving the Cold Winters of 'Northgard' Means Somebody Has to Die

'Northgard' pits you against brutal blizzards, difficult armies, and the ruler you want to be versus the one that you are.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.16.18
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Maybe We Should Just Let 'Demon's Souls' Die

When 'Demon's Souls' went offline, it took a lot of experiences with it. Maybe that's okay.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.9.18