Tuesday, June 25, 2013

SnoutCast #175: The Famine Game Reaping

This week, we talk to Todd Etter--previously profiled in SnoutCast #101, now head Gamemaker of the upcoming Famine Game--about that event's recently-concluded application process!


[ Download mp3 - 32 MB ]

00:00 - teaser: "several moments of [swearing]"
01:18 - "hungry"
04:45 - a GC perspective on the application process
07:42 - were final application numbers consistent with the initial survey?
10:40 - the value of GC's Selection Criteria
15:41 - assigning teams to Districts (cf. Hogwarts houses)
17:31 - bribery is bad, m'kay
22:00 - application videos (including Team Snout's alleged swear-o-rama)
26:51 - application puzzles: hidden angst
30:32 - "Dad, is this another puzzle?"
34:12 - The End

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Music: instrumentals from "Code Monkey" and "Ikea" by Jonathan Coulton

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