Whenever the topic of video games as a distinct medium comes up, I jump at the chance to highlight what they can offer that other media (such as film, books, etc.) cannot. And one of the examples I often cite is the Europa Universalis series, a grand-strategy computer game by Swedish developer Paradox.
>No one wants to grapple with the very high likelihood that not only you would have been holding the whip but also ridiculing anyone who argued otherwise as a daft imbecile
Interesting. Shall we also talk about how the ancestors of most black Americans would have happily sold off their tribal enemies as slaves if they had been on the winning side of whatever conflict they ended up losing?
Shall we talk about how, without Europeans, the African and arab slave trades would likely still exist, and that principled opposition to slavery is mostly a white person thing, historically?