Subnautica’s reinvention of roleplaying

Exploration in Subnautica

Traditional roleplaying progression

Subnautica and meaningful change

Caves are considerably less scary when you’re in a submarine

Food and water

Chasing fish

Oxygen

Swimming faster with a ‘seaglide’
My trusty ‘Seamoth’

The notion of safety and home

My constructed undersea home

Writer & tutor. Serialised fiction author. Producer of the Writing Life podcast at the National Centre for Writing. http://simonkjones.com

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