Episode 39

Deathloop (with Morgan Remington - Intergalactic Pinecone)


August 17th, 2022

1 hr 54 mins 44 secs

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About this Episode

After years of making critically acclaimed games in a genre that doesn't historically sell, Arkane Studios jumped on the roguelike time loop trend with their flashy, stylish Deathloop. It should have been a home run, right? The marriage of Arkane Studios' best-in-class level design and aesthetics with a game concept that would require players to use their tools creatively, lest they need to start over from square one. But was it the harmonious marriage we were waiting for? In this episode, Dave was joined by Morgan Remington, captain of the Intergalactic Pinecone, to discuss.

Intros and Personal Histories
Visuals and Sound Design 11:16
Roguelite Design and Gameplay 35:10
Spoiler Wall 1:14:00

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