Saya is here for a Wild Yak to convince Paroma to watch 2020 Chinese drama CROSSFIRE, about two young men who meet each other in a game - but are eleven years apart in time. A spoiler-free intro to the show. PS. Saya really, really loved it.
We talk about:
- The Signal conceit
- The rise of pro-gaming
- Gaming dramas as an emerging genre in C-dramas
- The trials of watching dramas in a totally unfamiliar language with horrible subtitles
- Side discussions on: dealing with addictions, C-drama Sweet Combat, actors Luhan and Leo Wu, and...peg legs and parrots.
- Cameo from Duke <3
CrossFire in real life:
MORE EPISODES YOU'LL LIKE:
Episode 78: TLY - Kairos | The Spies Who Loved Me | Tale of the Nine-Tailed (Because Kairos!)
Episode 123: When Dramas Ruin You For Real Life, because this is also how CrossFire made me feel.
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This episode was edited by Saya.
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