Author and game developer merritt k joins the panel to cover recent industry developments, Gex, and coffin food.

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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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Tim Rogers, Brandon Sheffield, and merritt k. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.