A Founder of Discursivity — Outer Wilds

We did not deserve Outer Wilds when it released in 2019.

It is a game that creates experiences unparalleled in my lifetime. Each game I have played, while attempting to explore one mechanic well, cannot hold a candle to the way that Outer Wilds not only manages to succeed gloriously in each design philosophy it is attempting, but it has placed itself in a position of being discussed in hushed…