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The Spelunky Showlike

Jun 21, 2019

MossRanking creator Mathieu “saturnin55” Legaré and advisor/speedrunner Kevin “meowmixmix” Hyer join us to talk about the history and design behind Spelunky’s incredible community hub.

Things we discussed:

MossRanking

mewomixmix's GDQx2018 run

Playing the Spelunky 2 demo at TwitchCon

speedrun.com

Bananasaurus...


Jun 6, 2019

Sci-fi strategy-shooter Void Bastards is tearing up the charts, and we’ve got two of its creators on the show! We discuss worldbuilding via British bureaucracy, telling stories in a world of roguelite progression, and yelling at yourself in your own game...as a pirate.

Things we discussed: 

Void Bastards

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May 23, 2019

The creator of The Binding of Isaac and Super Meat Boy joins us for a career-spanning discussion of his design ethos, and the organized chaos that drove the creation of the most successful roguelite ever.

Things we discussed:

Super Meat Boy

The Binding of Isaac

The End is Nigh

The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls

Gish


May 10, 2019

Brogue creator Brian “Pender” Walker joins us to chat about the elegant design behind his sublime roguelike dungeon-crawler, from the lessons he took from Rogue (and those he didn’t), to creating a rich world of interactions while keeping things simple.

Things we discussed:

Brogue

Zach's instructional Brogue...


Apr 26, 2019

The crew makes the most of being paired off: Andy and Zach talk climbing documentaries, persistence, and design back home, while Nick and Doug play and discuss some Spelunky co-op on the road in New Zealand. Plus a quick interview with Mini Metro’s Robert Curry, one of the biggest Spelunky fans we know!

Things we...