SOUTH PARK – THE STICK OF TRUTH
South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014)
Developer: Obsidian Entertainment
Released: March 4th 2014
Score: 7/9 Hammers
Southpark: The stick of truth is, at it’s heart, a game about larping. That’s “Live-Action-role-Play”, if you’re not in the know, and it’s on the sheer “metal as swords” power of larping at we’re looking at it today. Because larping is epic as shit. And don’t say you haven’t fucking done it. If you’ve ran up and down your street with a stick at some time in your life, pretending to fight dragons (and our latest reader demographic statistics show you’re doing that RIGHT FUCKING NOW) then you’ve larped. And the only difference between that and wearing a wizard-cloak and hurling fucking dice fireballs in a wood is like-minded people and money. Which makes taking the piss out of Larpers just as infective as any other insult that’s based around their access to creativity, disposable income and Friends.
All of this means, of course, that Southpark must be the richest mountain town in the universe. It’s certainly the most epic. Continue reading