Can video games be poetic? In this recorded live show, independent game designer Jordan Magnuson chats with Host Priscilla Lee ’25 and Evelyn Chi ’25 about the short, unusual video games that he and others make—which he calls “game poems”—as a lyric practice. The episode includes a live playthrough, an audience Q&A, and a discussion of Magnuson’s new book, “Game Poems” (Amherst College Press, 2023).
Episode Notes and Further Reading: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AEqD_DJU4YYCZ0g8m1xM8Sz1VKsycJbZFZNZiblRsr0/edit?usp=sharing
Edited and produced by Priscilla Lee ’25.