Playlist 2012: Home

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Home, by Benjamin Rivers

Home is a unique horror adventure set in a beautifully-realized pixel world. It’s a murder mystery with a twist—because you decide what ultimately happens.”
-Benjamin Rivers, Creator of Home

When I was in art school, an animation professor of mine spurred a discussion with our class about the difference between being intentionally ambiguous and just being confusing. Ambiguity in a narrative strongly suggests a number of finite conclusions to a situation, but we’re stripped of a key piece (or pieces) of information that would otherwise make said conclusion whole. For example, if I go to the kitchen and return with red stuff on my shirt, it could be tomato juice – it could also be blood. It’s ambiguous, and so is most of what you’ll discover in Benjamin Rivers’ Home. Continue reading Playlist 2012: Home