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We wrap up the plot of Disco Elysium and discuss the final events of the game, which fold the game's myriad themes into a great morass just waiting to be picked apart. Listen for our thoughts on The Human Project as a destructive force, nihilism as a selfish luxury, the overwhelming trauma of ideology, and nature's role as a fascinated, horrified w…
 
We pick up in the aftermath of the shootout and discuss the quiet sequences that precede the ending - an encounter with Lilienne the net picker, a hunt for mythical creatures, and a soul-crushing dream as seen through the world's rosiest glasses. For further reading, check out Bullet Points (Bulletpointsmonthly.com), which recently published a full…
 
On this episode of Savoir Faire, we observe the concepts of justice and policing in Disco Elysium through the difficult characters of Ruby and Klaasje. For further reading, check out Bullet Points (Bulletpointsmonthly.com), which recently published a full month's worth of Disco Elysium essays. Intro/Outro music is the End Credits theme from the Dis…
 
On this episode of Savoir Faire, we delve into characters and events that trace out some of Disco Elysium's most important themes - the curse of inheritance, aimless rage toward the status quo, and the relentless pursuit of a truth that may or may not exist. For further reading, check out Bullet Points (Bulletpointsmonthly.com), which recently publ…
 
Are we defined by our decisions, or by the twisted branching paths of thought that precede them? We explore this question through the lens of Disco Elysium and the characters of Kim Kitsuragi, Evrart Claire, and Measurehead. For further reading, check out Bullet Points (Bulletpointsmonthly.com), which just published a full month's worth of Disco El…
 
Disco Elysium is destined to become a modern classic in the videogame canon. In this episode, we discuss what makes the game one-of-a-kind, from the nuances of its system, to the caliber of its writing, to the distinct impact of its themes. We limit talk to around the first third of the game, and mostly cover what happens at the church, the union, …
 
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