The Icy Political and Practical Considerations of 'Frostpunk'


Join Rob and Austin as they discuss Rob's review of Frostpunk, a post-apocalyptic city builder from 11 Bit Studios, makers of This War of Mine. Rob reads his piece, which interrogates the mechanics and politics of the icy, complex game, and how it reminds him, in surprising ways, of his own home and history.

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Loving all the #content this week. Y’all are on fire!

This discussion makes me wanna play this game even more. I really appreciated the personal connections and political interpretations explored here.