• Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure posted a new blog.
    On Metal Gear Scanlon

    If you’re uninitiated, Metal Gear Scanlon is the Giant Bomb premium video series in which Dan guides Drew through the MGS games. Drew is unutterably abominable at them, so the videos are oft painful t...

  • Obscure posted a new blog.
    I LOVE to say “I told you so."

    Extra Credits posted a follow-up video to that earlier collaboration where I thought some of their observations were getting things backwards. Here, EC covers a lot of the same ideas (and explores som...

  • Obscure posted a new blog.
    The Mechanic is the Message

    Extra Credits did a collaboration with Idea Channel to make this video about the weird phenomenon in games where people completely forget “what the game is about” (i.e. the narrative, subtext, et cete...

  • Obscure posted a new blog.
    Game Design Pitch: Slenderman is Watching

    As much as I adore Slender: The Eight Pages and Slender: The Arrival, and consider their core mechanic a masterwork of horror, the fact that there’s relatively little to them other than that mechanic ...

  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure posted a new blog.
    It's Expected to Be There

    As an artform, games have more in common with music than they do with cinema.If you’re making a tabletop RPG, you’re often creating a set of guidelines that will let a group of people tell a story tog...

  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.
  • Obscure followed 1.