thread: 2013-06-20 : The Sundered Land

On 2013-06-27, Vincent wrote:

Jasin: Good question! The truth is that making it satisfying for everyone isn’t one of the goals of the game. Kind of the opposite, in fact: it being satisfying for everyone is in tension with the goals of the game.

In this way, the Doomed Pilgrim is a lot like other game games, like Go or Darts or Pit. It’s entirely possible for you to play a legit game of Go that isn’t very satisfying at all.

In the case of the Doomed Pilgrim, satisfying play rests with the no-gods of the internet. If they aren’t digging in and working together to kill you, they’re letting you win and it’s not as satisfying. The only right thing to do is take the win and gloat insufferably, so your friends resolve to play for keeps next time.


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