The Problems With Raising The Difficulty - A Response To A Blog By Greg Kasavin

Game Podunk blogger, Natetodamax writes, "Greg Kasavin is one of the busiest men in the video game industry. He's seen it all from the journalist side, the producer side, and most recently the development side. In his spare time he maintains a blog where he shares his thoughts on stories in video games. It's pretty deep stuff. Most recently, Greg put up a post about power fantasies, the concept of playing as a character who is superior to yourself. He cites games such as Halo, God Of War, Mass Effect, and many others as examples of power fantasies, games where the player character is someone who is far more skilled than anyone else. In essence, a power fantasy is "the idea that if only you were a better more capable person.""

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