Somehow, 50 years ago a pair of human beings walked on the Moon for the first time in history as part of . I’m pretty sure that I’ll never get to follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. But I can use video games to emulate the experience of their monumental achievement.
This got me thinking about the idea of gaming universes.
In movies, the Marvel cinematic universe is the ideal example. It is the result of a lot of planning and central leadership. But I also love the notion of unofficial cinematic universes like the USSPCU (or the United States Space Program Cinematic Universe) as . This is the idea that otherwise unrelated films like The Right Stuff, First Man, and Hidden Figures actually connect