The current state of gaming, and the possible future of games.
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- Mid-nineties mascot design
- The Grateful Dead of video games?
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It is possible to have fun with a game that you don’t have to plug in. There’s something called board games. They’ve been around for a while, but they have been largely overshadowed by video games. Matthew Baldwin is a local writer who loves board games. He talks with KUOW’s Megan Sukys about three board games that have taken him from rural Bolivia to a high–tech career in Seattle.
Leonard Richardson joins the show from across the Atlantic to talk about games as plot devices, generative content, storytelling, games which exploit the player, and dadaism. You may know Leonard as the creator of Robot Finds Kitten, the maintainer of Beautiful Soup and the author of Constellation Games, among his many other works.