No one could’ve predicted how big Among Us would get. We’re to the point where people are drawing fanart of avatars that have essentially no character development! Perhaps it’s the blank slate nature that has allowed people to assign different characteristics, but the game being one of the most popular of the year, completely out of nowhere, certainly helps. We discuss some of the reasons we think Among Us exploded in popularity on this episode of Waypoint Radio.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxw37/among-us-is-the-ideal-deception-game-because-its-so-simple