Minigame: Bite-Sized Video Game Stories

Minigame: Bite-Sized Video Game Stories

Minigame is a bite-sized dive into why we love video game stories. Twice a month, Michael Farris explores how video games are more powerful and more meaningful than ever. These are the stories that stay with us long after the galaxy is saved and the final boss is defeated.

Recent Episodes

The Musical Advancements of the Metal Gear Series

Feb. 28, 2022

Over nearly 30 years, the Metal Gear series has changed how they use music to tell their stories.

How BioWare Uses Music To Tell A Story

Feb. 7, 2022

BioWare are masters at telling stories in videogames and in this episode, Michael goes over how music plays a role in their storytelling process. Minigame is a short essay podcast produced and hosted by Michael Farris. Each…

The Importance of Character Themes

Dec. 28, 2021

This season on Minigame, Michael is setting out to explore how music plays a central role in video game storytelling. In this episode, he looks at how theme music for characters like Master Chief and Sephiroth can tell us so…

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Minigame: Bite-Sized Video Game Stories

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