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Rescue the Princess! – #0035! Tutorials in Video Games!

Today the gang is discussing another storytelling theme: tutorials in video games. Can tutorials be creatively integrated into video game storytelling or will they forever be a “gamey” feature that disrupts our immersive experiences?

Games discussed: Bioshock, Persona, Prince of Persia, XCOM, Kingdom Hearts, Zelda, MGS, Arkham City, Call of Duty, Siren


2013 Game Story of the Year Podcast!

It’s that time again. RtP! decrees the best video game stories of the year. Major spoilers.


Video Games Are Not a Waste of Time!

Or are they?


RtP! TO HOST PERSONA 4 PANEL AT ANIME NORTH 2012

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That’s right! If you’re in the downtown area May 25-27 you just might be one of the 20,000 people attending this year’s Anime North, Toronto’s weekend-long super-anime-enthusiast convention. And this year Rescue the Princess! is hosting a discussion panel on Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4.

Stop by our very own Velvet Room to hear and participate in some sophisticated babble on the game’s story, themes and characters. We may even touch upon the recent anime adaptation! Maybe. So if you’re headed to Anime North this year, check your programming schedule and visit us for some BRILLIANT insight, cosplay and prizes. Prizes??

If you’re not into P4 or our panel doesn’t fit into your schedule and you really, really want an autograph, you may be able to catch us roaming around the parking lot…as the cast from Ghost Trick.

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UPDATE. Panel location and time: Sunday May 27th. Sheraton, Niagara Room. 5pm.


Musings of Mudora – VI: Arcana

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I am the Fool. I blend into the crowds. In high school I spent my lunches and spare periods playing cards in the cafeteria, gaming in the computer lab and hanging out with the smokers in the parking lot. Each area belonged to a certain type of crowd. I was welcomed into each but belonged to none. After school I played basketball or drums in the band. I waited for Mark to finish his shift in the grocery department and held Amy’s bags as she shopped for clothes. In the evenings I watched game shows with my little cousin and discussed the news with my uncle. I remember, one afternoon, during the shuffling between classes, I was stopped by Spencer, one of my school’s notorious “tough-guys”. For a moment he just stared at me, saying nothing.

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Lost Link’s Fantastic E3 Review

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Lost Link reviews E3 and all its glorious gaming Newspeak!

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