Author and game developer merritt k joins the panel to cover recent industry developments, Gex, and coffin food. Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Tim Rogers, Brandon Sheffield, and merritt k. Edited by Esper Quinn, original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. Is the game development business getting better or worse? (05:43)
  2. You heard about Gex? (10:47)
  3. Design a new platforming mascot based around a working standup comedian. (16:32)
  4. How do you make a game demo? (22:59)
  5. Jim Bunt 0008 asks: If a game controls with just one hand, what do with the other? (31:14)
  6. How has a game frustrated you most when not letting you do something you really should be able to do? (42:36)
  7. Which video game most perfectly fits into the genre which describes it? (48:17)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Playground Rumors - Diablo IV (57:41)

Recommendations and Outro (01:01:51)

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Brandon: Wishlist Demonschool on Steam if you want to, watch How It’s Made on Tubi, try telling yourself an incredibly boring story if you have trouble sleeping

Jaffe: the Dave’s Not Here sketch

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