Tuesday, August 31, 2010

SnoutCast #31: "Meanwhile, Up in Seattle..."

Featuring an interview with Nick Fang, Microsoft Intern Game (MSIG) mastermind!


[ Download mp3 - 34 MB ]

0:59 - "scrupulous"
1:33 - history of MSIG (featuring funny stories about broken legs)
6:28 - structure of MSIG (number of puzzles, travel format, GC size)
11:45 - the MSIG application process, and this year's theme
19:27 - changes over the years, especially technological
27:12 - DeeAnn's question: do you prefer running or playing Games?
30:50 - wanted: Seattle-area playtesters and helpers for future MSIGs
32:44 - a brief, post-interview digression on resource management
34:02 - upcoming events: PAX Prime, BANG 23 re-run, Ghost Patrol BANG
36:22 - The End

BONUS! You can also examine DeeAnn's handwritten notes from this conversation:



Music: instrumentals from "Code Monkey," by Jonathan Coulton

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