Charles Battersby hosted the PAX East 2015 panel "The End Boss Doesn’t Exist: Atheism in Video Games", featuring Ken Levine of Irrational Games and Chris Avellone of Obsidian Entertainment. The panel played to a packed house, such that I couldn’t get in — so I invited Charles onto Polygamer to discuss what I missed!
In this interview, Charles defines some basic terminology before fielding such questions as why atheists are drawn to video games; why religion seems to influence music and art so much less than games; what fictional religions can learn from real-world religions; and how religion and atheism can be used respectfully in games.
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