These Sentient Space Mushrooms Teach an Important Lesson About Fascism


#1

How 'Stellaris' engages with the darkest aspects of politics and power.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/j5xymy/these-sentient-space-mushrooms-teach-an-important-lesson-about-fascism

#2

And, perhaps, by allowing the player to succeed in building a stable totalitarian state, it ignores that real fascist regimes tend to end in flames and ruin.

Don’t all regimes tend to end in flames and ruin? If anything, totalitarian states have been the ones that have lasted the longest. The Roman Empire lasted a lot longer then the Roman Republic.