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Brian Oliu

Living Inside and Outside Jason Rohrer's <i>Passage</i>

Living Inside and Outside Jason Rohrer's Passage

Perhaps the video-game developer Jason Rohrer has the same issue that writers have: Passage shows his drive to create a type of art out of one’s personal and private thoughts. What makes the video game so special is the need for interactivity: that instead of reading about someone’s voyages, we become the author—that when we play, we become Rohrer—his anxieties become our anxieties; his fears are our fears . . .