Podcast #57 – Mechanical Messages and Worship Songs

Podcast #57

So we talk in dichotomies this week – worship songs conveying meaning through musical progression and how games can convey meaning via mechanics – mechanical theming, in other words. They are similar, yet different!

Topics include John Mark MacMillan, Banner Saga, Gears of War, Sim City, Minecraft, Halo, Destiny (YET AGAIN), Bayonetta 2, Ninja Gaiden II, XCOM, Wasteland 2, Let’s Plays, Keith Green, Jesus Music, Petra, Carmen, Stryper, CCM, Worship music, services, projector slides, people holding hands in wheat fields, and all sorts of talk regarding Church stuff.

About Zachery Oliver

Zachery Oliver, MTS, is the lead writer for Theology Gaming, a blog focused on the integration of games and theological issues. He can be reached at viewtifulzfo at gmail dot com or on Theology Gaming’s Facebook Page.