Extra Credits: Religion in Games (Part 2)

This week, we talk a bit about Faith in games.

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Recent Comments:

  • This video actually covers a bit about religion and games, and how well Morrowind uses mechanics and quests to express the religion within the game.

  • The libertarian position on faith and science:

    People have a right to their own minds, therefore people have the right to choose to believe whatever they wish, be it about the nature of reality or anything else, so long as they are not initiating force against other persons or their property in exercising those beliefs.

  • I actually really like the idea of just pure faith in video games, and as a matter of fact I have an idea for a game that revolves around that concept of it's own. It's a long story so I'm not sure if it is wanted to do it here. My friend linked me to this video so that I could think about the ideas of the game and take into consideration what they state here and I will admit that I actually learned a good but and re-thought some of the different concepts and ideas that I want to put into the game.

    On top of that I came up with something for a different game that I want to do and some character ideas and stuff like that. I think it would be nice if we could explore the idea of faith in video games... But not specifically just the religious type of faith. Faith shows itself in several different ways, a faith in a god a faith in your family or dog or whatever and I want to put that into a video game if I can... So I guess this is a thank you for helping me with that idea.

  • Playing Bravely Default right now and it is basically about religious persecution by people seeking a new era of progress.

  • The libertarian position on faith and science:

    People have a right to their own minds, therefore people have the right to choose to believe whatever they wish, be it about the nature of reality or anything else, so long as they are not initiating force against other persons or their property in exercising those beliefs.

    That's not the 'libertarian' position, that's the position of basically the entire western world (and most of the rest of it).

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