What Even Is an Open World Game Anymore?

It's an open question, so we're going to do what we do best: record a podcast talking about it.
​Image courtesy of Rockstar Games
Image courtesy of Rockstar Games

What does open world mean, anyway? Austin, Rob, and Patrick use Patty's recent story about Red Dead Redemption 2's world and systems feeling largely meaningless as a launching pad to work out their larger feelings on open world games, from what we ask and demand of them to where they should go in the future.

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