So, HBO’s Looking debates whether or not Gordon Freeman is a character or construct…

Gordon FreemanThe 'is Gordon Freeman a character' debate continues with HBO's Looking photo

On a recent episode of HBO’s Looking, currently airing in its second season, the show tackled the issue of Gordon Freeman’s enduring legacy from the Half-Life video game series. Judging from his outfit — you know, the one in the picture above — is Gordon supposed to be a character, or just some construct of the player? In this episode (2.06, Looking for Gordon Freeman), series star Jonathan Groff dons his Gordon Freeman costume in preparation for a Halloween party, but is met instantly with criticism from his friend Agustín who asks “what are you supposed to be, a mailman from the future?” Continue reading “So, HBO’s Looking debates whether or not Gordon Freeman is a character or construct…”