Tag: Obscure Mechanics

The Obscure Mechanics of Lying and Anonymity

Lying is something we’ve all done in video games though, usually, it it isn’t to actually play the game in its true form. In the Town of Salem, player are expected to lie directly and often. Well, some of them anyways.

 

From History classes we should all know exactly what the Salem Witch Trials were. In this game you are expected to root out evil as a member of the little, suspicious town of Salem, but the game adds in a few obscure mechanics that we don’t see implemented in anything outside of chat rooms. Lying and Anonymity are taken further in this game to instill anxiety and uncertainty to every move the town makes.… Read the rest

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