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‘Deadfall Adventures’ Misses the Mark

Deadfall Adventures begins with a voice over in the past tense, a narration foreshadowing an unbelievable tale and an unlikely hero. It begins ina manner appropriately similar to the beginning of King Solomon’s Mines, in which Allan Quatermain apologizes to the reader for his blunt way of writing but that he is “more accustomed to […]

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Why Magical Realism Works in ‘Papo & Yo’

Contains Spoilers Papo & Yo is game designer Vander Caballero’s cathartic allegory for growing up with an abusive alcoholic father. The father is represented by a monster that is sometimes docile and sometimes lives up to his name. When Monster eats frogs, he becomes a raging beast and lashes out at the young male protagonist, Quico. […]