I’m explaining the flow of Rachel E.S. Walton’s Mars 244 game, mostly for the noobs. I’m going through the prologue, which is a mix of box text, instructions, and choices.
“And so I’ll pass the book to my left, and that player starts by reading some free verse poetry.”
There’s a pause. Vivian Paul says “Wait, you’re serious?”
Me: “Yup. Look.” I show the Act One page.
Vivian: “That is so indie.”
Me: “We’re gonna bring it dowwwwn.”