Hollow Knight: RWP 4 2023


Hollow Knight Title Card

This week we play Hollow Knight by Cherry Team!

Our pairing this week is an interesting paper arguing that Hollow Knight is a response to LeGuin’s iconic short story, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.

Find the paper here.


(If you are interested in a formal study into HK’s ludonarrative design, you may want to read this paper for an interesting framework on ludonarrative dissonance.)