Calm Before, Calm After

Since its 1998 release on the original PlayStation, the Japanese role-playing game Xenogears has become a cult favorite distinguished by its intricate 10,000-year backstory and ambitious plot: As players and characters slowly come to realize, the final boss is none other than god itself, and the game ends with its defeat. In the aftermath, the

Dream Political Party

The daddy archetypes representing different sexual appeals of the dating-simulator game Dream Daddy are reimagined as “dadsonas” of the political, not parenting, type. In RPG style, you take on the role of an overwhelmed outsider trying to make his way through a party and figure out which ideological hottie to go home with.