Unity in Among Us and Quarantine

The Longest Rainy Sunday
Unity in Among Us and Quarantine
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In this episode of The Longest Rainy Sunday, we look into a game that reclaimed its popularity after a long while that it was created. We analyze why and how this game thrives in the current moment and gathers the eyes of many YouToubers, streamers, and players worldwide. And in fact, we discover that this game requires communication, social deduction, and a whole lot of deception. Among Us came exactly when we need it most: that is the current pandemic that makes people confused and disconnected. Let’s take a critical look into how the game rose to such heights of fame. Ready to listen? Welcome to the third episode: Unity in Among Us and Quarantine.

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