In an extra-long, year-ending episode, Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss Ben's VR Christmas gift (0:15), before welcoming Ringer colleagues Justin Charity and Matt James for a roundtable debate about the best games of 2017, which they share via four personal top 10 lists and an overall combined ranking (5:05). Then they bring on indie designer Jason Roberts to explain how he conceived of and created the new hand-drawn narrative puzzle game Gorogoa (61:35). And finally they wrap up with an in-depth exploration of the highs and the lows of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the future of the Lucasfilm franchise (88:45).
Games of the Year, 'Gorogoa,' and 'The Last Jedi'
Plus: debating the best games of 2017 and discussing the future of the Lucasfilm franchise
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