Episode 62

Spiritfarer (with Charlie & Lauren Young)


February 15th, 2023

2 hrs 9 mins 54 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

"A cozy management game about dying"- this elevator pitch tells you all you need to know about Spiritfarer, the 2020 indie darling by Thunder Lotus Games. Spiritfarer mixes addicting management/crafting gameplay with an exploration of death- the impact that people have on others, unfinished business and the idea of closure. I was extremely lucky to be joined by Charlie and Lauren Young for this episode- the spoiler section is one of my favorites in the history of the show thus far. NOTE Please check the content warning at the beginning of the episode, as this game and episode both deal heavily in personal experiences with death.

Content Warning 1:05
Intros/Personal Histories/Opening Thoughts 2:08
Story Setup/Characters/Exploration of Death 12:12
Gameplay 33:38
Music and Visuals 51:45

Spiritfarer OST is by Max LL! Find his music HERE and support him!

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