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Ephemeral games: Is it barbaric to design videogames after Auschwitz?

Adorno once wrote “it would be barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz”. Based on what we previously described, it seems that it would definitively be barbaric to create videogames about Auschwitz. However, if we could find a kind of environment where actions are irreversible, some of the main obstacles for designing “serious” videogames would disappear. — Gonzalo Frasca –Ephemeral games: Is it barbaric to design videogames after Auschwitz? (Ludology.org) In this…