One Sentence Synopsis: Combat the psychological toll of the trenches through camaraderie, brotherhood, and companionship.
Whether video games or board games, I generally play games for the fun of them and, if multiplayer, for the social interaction. Although many have at least some sort of a story or plot, if they have any relevance outside of the “what am I doing it and why” question it’s almost always to function simply as a mechanism for moving the gameplay along in a way that isn’t completely boring. It’s rare to find a title in either medium that speaks to players on a deeper level, connecting them to the game and eliciting emotion in such a way that it transcends the boundary of pure entertainment and merges into the realm of art. Continue reading