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Ethics and Video Games Podcast

Sep 27, 2022

We encounter poverty in lots in games.  We might play in a GTA-“ghetto” or interact with people in a “slum” using common tropes our culture has about the poor.  We might be poor ourselves and set out to level up through the tropes of wealth and power.  Sometimes our real world economic capacity can even be a...

Sep 13, 2022

In esports, players trash talk, fans trash talk – even  commentators trash talk! 

Sometimes trash talk is fun harmless banter, but other times is unsportsmanlike and shows disrespect for the game or other players.  And, of course, trash talk can easily turn into harassment.   What norms do esports have about...