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The Long Dark

In Video Games on December 18, 2014 at 6:01 pm

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Casually speaking, I use the concept of The Sublime to describe a certain ineffable beauty, a long wooden spoon that reaches into you and stirs your emotions and draws out a certain longing,yearning for beauty, for more beauty.

Thanks to certain elements of my collegiate education, I also know that The Sublime finds its origins in negative emotions: things that “excite the ideas of pain and danger,” that provoke terror.

If there’s a marriage of the two sides of this concept, it’s The Long Dark, a new survival game that distinguishes itself from its many peers by being about …survival.

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