When Games Matter: The Tragic Amoral World of Far Cry 2

When Games Matter is a weekly exploration by Drew Dixon of meaningful moments in games. Operating under the assumption that games do in fact matter, Drew seeks to highlight those moments that have much to say about who we are and the world we live in.Far Cry 2 is set in a nameless African country that has been ravaged by Civil War. Your goal is to find and hunt down "The Jackal," the man who armed both sides. The two militias fighting for control over the country are equally violent and … [Read more...]

When Games Matter: When I Stopped Trying to Save the World

When Games Matter is a weekly exploration by Drew Dixon of meaningful moments in games. Operating under the assumption that games do in fact matter, Drew seeks to highlight those moments that have much to say to say about who we are and the world we live in.I am driving a rusty jeep through an African jungle, I have ventured off the dirt road I had been following because I can see a small militia outpost ahead and I want to avoid them. I have information regarding militia supply route that I … [Read more...]


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