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Dear Esther

My first experience with Dear Esther came in October 2010, in my first published article on Gaming Daily. I approached the encounter blindly, having a vague list of expectations in mind based on the knowledge that it was a Source Mod. It took around an hour for those expectations to be whittled away, one by one, until I was left with nothing but questions. ‘Who is Esther?’, ‘Who did I play as?’, ‘What was I just playing?’ ‘Did that even qualify as a game?’ Now, almost a year and a half later, most of the questions I was asking myself…