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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...