Gaming with Faith: Star Wars - Knights of the Old Republic
I was asked by another Catholic blogger to scribble my thoughts on some classic video games. So I wrote a review/reflection on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.
The Force is strong with this one.
From 1999 through 2005, the Star Wars franchise enjoyed a resurgence in, if not popularity, pop culture saturation. George Lucas finally delivered on the long gestating prequels. The quality of those films has been endlessly debated. But in the midst of all of this Star Wars media blitz, a surprise was waiting:
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.
There had been Star Wars video games since the dawn of the Atari era. The quality of these games varied greatly under the broad Lucasfilm license. But in 2003, Bioware developed a game unlike any that had come before.