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Is it wrong to love ‘podcast games’?

Magic: The Gathering, Snowrunner, PowerWash Simulator – the era of podcast games is here. But is it right to turn off the sound and replace it with your own? When we talk about playing games, we usually mean one specific approach: a player focused on the game at hand, with as few distractions as possible pulling them out of the experience. Many of the biggest games out there are designed specifically to encourage this immersion, often actively punishing players if they drift off. This is not how I would describe my relationship with games. You might be familiar with the…