Postgame.9: What Does It Mean to Play
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Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. This month, we decided to compress an undergraduate semester’s worth of discussion into an hour and change with a look into what makes a game a game—and when that took about 30 seconds*, we moved on to discussing what “play” is and what the act of play means to us.
Melissa Brinks is Sidequest’s editor in chief, co-creator of the Fake Geek Girls podcast, author of The Compendium of Magical Beasts, and an aspiring beekeeper. She once won an argument on the internet, and tweets at @MelissaBrinks.