John Vanderhoef’s Sundays with Absalon takes us down a lot of threads, from why he started making games to why he won’t be at Playdate until a little later in the day.
Ascot Smith guests to talk Psychic, Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers, Meltdown Comics, and plenty more.
Tonia Beglari and Symrin Chawla guest to talk about their game Mystal. We talk about a whole bunch of really great stuff.
Returning exhibitor James Earl Cox joins us to talk You Must Be 18 or Older to Enter, a looking-at-porn-for-the-first-time simulator.
Mild Beast Games‘ Devin Li joins us to talk about At Sundown. Outside(?) of games, we talk about his once-a-week habit of doing escape rooms. For this top-down stealth shooter, we talk about guns in games, game jams, NintendoLand’s Luigi’s Ghost Mansion, the intensity of netcode, and more.
Nathalie Lawhead joins us to talk about her new zine/game Everything is Going to be OK, which deals with power fantasies and so much more.
Jae Yoo is developing a dream. It’s full of puzzles and pretty trees. It’s called BestLuck, and it’s very neat.
Colin and Nicolo are making L U C A H, an action horror game about empowerment with sound baked into the design.
Thing-in-Itself is an uncomfortable relationship simulator inspired by Immanuel Kant. We talk to creators Arseniy Klishin and Laura Gray about the why, the how, and the what works so well.
New New Phyrexia Explained! Or, discussions of formalism, games as arguments, bread baking, and finishing a thesis. You decide.
Mad Gear Games’ Daniel Pellicer joins us to talk about all the different kinds of work of making A Hole New World.
The Joggernauts team joins us to talk about cooperating, swearing, and much more.
Climb!’s Brent Arata chats with us about becoming a character in your game and more.
Keep in Mind’s Cherylynn Lima, Ian Melinn, and Connor Bridgeman come on to talk about their psychological horror experience.
Tracy Fullerton joins us to talk about Walden, a game where you play as Henry David Thoreau.
The event On May 28th, 2017, LA Zine Fest was held at the California Market Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Playdate returned with twenty games to give Zinefest attendees some personal, political, and DIY games to experience. Photographs of the event were taken by Emi. The games Below is our little mosaic of […]
Hi all! Unfortunately we don’t have an episode for you this time around. In the meantime, why not check out some of the interviews we did with fifteen of the folks we had at Playdate this year? You can find them all right here. Now that Playdate’s over and Ben’s in the process of moving […]