Why do we have Role playing games? If you look in the top ten games downloaded form steam, there is always an RPG within those listings. Our modern digital culture has an preoccupation with story telling as entertainment. This principal has been consistently seen from the earliest days of humanity. RPGs expand on that tradition and let you actually become one with a story you are exposed to. That makes the modern RPG an interesting intersection between empathy and experience.
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Why make a game commenting on the current state of social media and digital culture? Because the unexamined digital life is a meaningless one. My primary objective with the game is to let the user have a look at some digital trends that they are familiar with (hence the wide net) in an ironic, self-aware way.