CGD Podcast Episode 17: Rogue-likes and Other “Bar Games”

I don’t mean “bar” as in “pub”, I mean it as in like a resource bar. In this episode, I talk about Rogue-like games in detail, why it isn’t really a genre, and what the future of these games are. What can we do with single-player strategy games? Must they all be “managing highly random … Continue reading "CGD Podcast Episode 17: Rogue-likes and Other “Bar Games”"

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CGD Podcast Episode 15: “Tharsis” Article and Redefining Elegance

In this episode, I first discuss a new article on Gamasutra that discusses Zach Gage’s new highly random (and proud of it!) game, Tharsis. For more on my positions on randomness, I would check out this article or this video. In the second half, I talk about a new, more specific definition for “elegance” as … Continue reading "CGD Podcast Episode 15: “Tharsis” Article and Redefining Elegance"

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