In this month’s podcast five past and present editors of First Person Scholar discuss the episodic drama Life is Strange. We discuss how the game deals with choice and agency and how it depicts the self and character in a game that has multiple realities and the difficulty of depicting high school in a nuanced yet realistic manner. We also discuss the heavy issues that this game has taken up including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, sexual assault, mental illness, disability, and the harsh realities of small town life.
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