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The Spelunky Showlike

Dec 31, 2018

We sit down to talk about our favorite games that we played in 2018 - from videogames, to board games, to escape rooms, to Malaysian schoolyard games. Join us for the most diverse GOTY list you’ll hear! We’ll see you - and Spelunky 2 - in 2019!

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Our GOTY picks (SPOILERS)

 

Zach:

Dr. Meep

Mega Man 11

Noita


Dec 20, 2018

We chat to our own Zach Gage about his 2016 spacefaring strategy game Tharsis, from its roguelike and tabletop influences, to promoting player narrative, to the psychology of randomness. Plus first impressions of Twinfold and Below!

Some things we mentioned:

The Systems Design of Tharsis
Let's Get Physical: Lessons From...


Dec 6, 2018

Roguelike expert and advocate Kawa (@KawaiiDragoness) stops by to talk Death in Roguelikes, and the power and potential of the post-death "morgue" experience. We also dig into our relationship to dying in Spelunky, and recount our best deaths!

Links from the interview with Kawa:
Nethack fanfic dramatic reading