Welcome to this week's episode of Roguelike Radio. Episode 14 focuses on resource management in roguelikes, including food clocks, items and variations on these. Talking this week are Andrew Doull, Darren Grey and Ido Yehieli.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Episode 13: Mystery Dungeon 2: Shiren the Wander
This week's episode of Roguelike Radio covers a classic commercial game relatively unknown in the U.S., Fushigi no Dungeon 2: Furaai no Shiren, a.k.a. Mystery Dungeon 2: Shiren the Wanderer. Although part of a long-running Japanese series that's still fairly obscure (in its non-Pokemon forms) in the West, this did receive a recent U.S. release as Mystery Dungeon. The participants this time are John Harris and Keith Burgun. They had a blast covering this one -- although it's just two people this time they talked for an hour and a half, and could easily have gone on another hour. The two of panelists are devoted Shiren fanatics, and John argues particularly think it's one of the best games of the 16-bit era. Note -- this is not the recent Wii release, which is an inferior game in our opinion.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Episode 12: Roguelikes Features in Other Genres
Welcome to this week's episode of Roguelike Radio. Episode 12 takes a look at how traditional rogue-like mechanics are put to use in games outside of the genre, with some reflection on how these mechanics work within roguelikes. Talking this week are Darren Grey, Andrew Doull, John Harris, Ido Yehieli and Keith Burgun.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Episode 11: The Binding of Isaac
Welcome to this week's episode of Roguelike Radio. Episode 11 features the Binding of Isaac, a roguelike shooter inspired by in part by the Biblical story of the same name. Talking this week are Ido Yehieli, Oddmund Strømme and Andrew Doull and we are joined by the designer and artist of the Binding of Isaac, Edmund McMillen. This week's episode is a little longer than usual because we both discuss the game and interview Edmund within the single show - there's also some swearing, if you are concerned about that sort of thing.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Episode 10: Deity Systems
Welcome to this week's episode of Roguelike Radio. Episode 10 focuses on deity systems in roguelikes, with particular attention on Nethack, ADOM, DCSS and Powder. Talking this week are Darren Grey and Jeff Lait.
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