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There's a surprising amount of ethical choices and moral depth you have to confront in a game of Missile Command. Good game design and game narrative are often intertwined. Deliberately choosing your game's mechanics and systems can actually reinforce the ideas you want your player to think about when they make choices. Subscribe for new episodes every Wednesday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC (---More below)

(Original air date: December 15, 2010)
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