Space-Cast! #10. An Holy Kiss
Smooch! For the Space-Biff! Space-Cast!’s decepisode, today I’m joined by Ben Madison to discuss The Mission: Early Christianity from the Crucifixion to the Crusades. Along the way, we investigate religion as an inspiration in game design, including an examination of what happens when playthings, religious beliefs, history, and personal faith journeys intersect.
2:00 — Ben Madison’s background
4:54 — three titles for getting to know Ben
10:38 — The Mission as an artifact of play
29:55 — The Mission as a religious artifact
50:52 — intersections with personal faith
57:55 — Islamoanxiety?
1:06:23 — the game’s thesis
1:09:23 — The Mission as personal belief
Next time, we’ll be discussing technology trees, technology trees, and technology trees.