A look at how Epic Games’s Houseparty creates a flash of optimism in isolating times, through a casual, dorm-like atmosphere and cross-platform social games (Owen Myers/Input)

Owen Myers / Input:
A look at how Epic Games’s Houseparty creates a flash of optimism in isolating times, through a casual, dorm-like atmosphere and cross-platform social games  —  Elise Pfail knew that the world was in the grip of a pandemic.  But that wasn’t going to keep her from her Friday night ritual.