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Category: Dialogue Tree

Dialogue Tree Episode 13: DIY

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In this episode of Dialogue Tree, I speak with John Sharp, Associate Professor of Games and Learning at Parsons, The New School for Design, who gave the keynote at IndieCade East this past February.

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Dialogue Tree Episode 12: Struggling to Make It

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I talk with game developer Jonas Kyratzes about the reactions surrounding Steam’s Greenlight and what it says about both indie games and videogames in general.

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All The Stuff We DoCars Can Be Blue
“Hey Hippie” (mp3)
from “All The Stuff We Do”
(Happy Happy Birthday to Me Records)

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Dialogue Tree Episode 11: Ecosystem

I speak with the author of “The Next Twenty Years”, Casey Muratori, about Windows 8’s closed distribution system and what it might mean for the future of PC gaming.

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I’m Through With You (Red Hook Ramblers) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Dialogue Tree Episode 10: Specificity

I speak with Kris Ligman, lead curator on This Week in Videogame Blogging.

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Sisters Are ForeverSexy Kids
“Sisters Are Forever” (mp3)
from “Sisters Are Forever”
(Slumberland Records)

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Dialogue Tree Episode 9: Game Play

The Brick Theater recently finished up the fourth annual Game Play Festival, and I speak to some of the artists involved: Gyda Arber, Amy Overman, Charles Battersby, and Kathryn Funkhouser.

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Dialogue Tree Episode 8: Getting Better

I speak with Charles Battersby about his work putting together and moderating panels on transgender issues in gaming at the various Penny Arcade Expos.

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Accidental ExperimentalInara George
“Can’t Say No” (mp3)
from “Accidental Experimental”
(Everloving Inc.)

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Dialogue Tree Episode 7: Albatross

I talk with Ben Abraham, co-founder of Critical Distance and longtime curator of This Week in Videogame Blogging.

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Bearsuit, “Hey Charlie, Hey Chuck”

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Dialogue Tree Episode 6: Verisimilitude

An interview with Richard Hofmeier, creator of the 2011 videogame Cart Life.

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We Want to be Old (Bird Names) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Dialogue Tree Episode 5: Flabbergasted

In this episode, interviews with Logan Cunningham, actor, and Darren Korb, musician, who both worked on the award-winning game Bastion.

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EuropeAllo Darlin’
“Capricornia” (mp3)
from “Europe”
(Fortuna POP!)

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Dialogue Tree Episode 4: Perfect World

I speak with Stephen Totilo, editor-in-chief of videogame website Kotaku.

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The Just Joans, “Stuart Had a Dirty Book”

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