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Sep 18, 2023

Nic Tringali - The Banished Vault

Nic Tringali is a game designer for Bithell Games. Their recent release The Banished Vault (published by Bithell Games’ Lunar Division) is a gothic space-faring exploration and survival game, released on July 25th to very positive reviews. We talk with Nic about their early gaming...

May 22, 2023

Tim and Joel return after a hiatus for the first episode of 2023. We talk about the future direction of the podcast - which, now that Tim’s own game development projects are picking up steam - will involve a more design-focussed approach to looking at games.

With this in mind, we go into the differences between three...

Jan 23, 2023

Part two of our conversation goes deeper into the mechanics, narrative and design of Hardspace: Shipbreaker, from its genesis as the winner of an internal company game jam, to early access on Steam, to its full release last year.

Elliot talks about wanting to explore the idea of “dangerous labor”, to immerse the...

Jan 9, 2023

Elliot Hudson is the game director for Hardspace: Shipbreaker, and was a senior designer for Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak. In part one of our two-part conversation, he talks about his beginnings in gaming, from sketching Mario Bros 2 levels out on paper, to making flash games while studying film, to switching...

Aug 24, 2022

“Imagine you’re writing a book and occasionally, when someone turns the page, all the letters fall off the page.”

Tim and Joel interview Stephen Danton, who developed the excellent Unto the End with his wife Sara.

Stephen talks about his career, and the range of experience he brought to bear in the making of his...