RPG Appreciation or: Why I Grumble about Today’s Youth
Hosted by Oliver Surpless
Role Playing Games have always been recognized as those most at the forefront of storytelling in video games. In addition to creative original stories, RPG's draw from mythology and many of the world's religions to weave tales of adventure, political intrigue, mysticism and spirituality. There are stories that use established plotlines and archetypes to weave a fresh take on a familiar story (Final Fantasy), while others are confusing as all get out, seemingly making things up as they go only to explain it near the end. (Chrono Cross and Xenogears) This panel is for fans of both, hosted by a video game lover who is far too analytical for his own good. Come by and let's discuss some of these games' difficult to explain mysteries, deep exposition into seemingly simple events, or just what Cloud has done to deserve Aerith or Tifa...
Sat, 05/25/2013 at 9:15 PM in Hynes - Panel 309