Tuesday, December 8, 2020
I am a responsible adult, so I naturally spent a few hours playing video games, and shocker, I want to talk about Persona 5 Royal again.
First of all, the concept is brilliant. Everyone wears a mask on their heart to protect themselves, but once they face their demons, the mask is removed, and they become their true self.
God, that is just so good.
The whole concept that a palace is essentially an alternate state of reality. In this reality, you see how the palace owner views the world.
Kamoshida’s Palace is the first one you encounter in the game, so I will use that as an example.
In real life, this man is a perverted psychopath that abuses the students. He views the male students as literal punching bags and the female students as sexual objects, and this is evident as you travel through his Palace, a castle in the same location as the school. He thinks that he is the King of the school and can do whatever he wants.
The concept is just so well thought out. I’m in love.