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Rev Rant: Character Empathy


3:20 PM on 06.11.2009



What makes a virtual character sympathetic?

Probably a thousand things, actually, but I chose to only focus on one or two in this week's Rev Rant.  And one of those things involves Jack Bauer, for some reason. I also decided to wear a green shirt in front a green screen, which is literally the dumbest thing I have ever done, this week.

Anyway, feel free to hit the jump to listen to a one-man discussion of character empathy in narrative-heavy videogames. 






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