Ep 376 - The Player of Games, by Iain M. Banks (w/ Jillian Getting)
It's time to play some games! Craig's sister Jillian read Iain M. Banks' The Player of Games, one of several entries in his Culture series that explores a hegemonic utopia influencing as much of outer space as it can. Banks' ideas gameplay may be primarily analog, but he still manages to represent cultures and worlds with digital creativity.
Andrew may be away, but we still find time to joke about names, make some Gatsby references, and chat about Starcraft.