Ep. 206 - Bmups, with Christine Love
Ep. 206

Ep. 206 - Bmups, with Christine Love

Episode description

Developer of Get in the Car, Loser! Christine Love joins the panel to cover Alf, tactical romance action, and the crushing economic realities of indie games.

Questions this week:

  1. How has video game art and design been impacted by Christian iconography? (03:40)
  2. What are the worst ports of the best games? (09:00)
  3. Has the Metroidvania outgrown Metroid? (13:01)
  4. What is the weirdest advice you’ve gotten for playing a video game? (17:22)
  5. What is and is not a visual novel? (21:11)
  6. Dirtbag Spencer asks: What Mortal Kombat character should get the next Mythologies game? (27:13)
  7. Are video games capable of evoking Britcom-style secondhand embarrassment? (32:37)
  8. Should games with a customizable protagonist and multiple love interests assume bisexuality? (36:59)
  9. From Brandon Sheffield: Christine, how can you justify giving away your game for free? (41:57)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Name Design: Meme Girls (50:17)

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Brandon: Dead & Buried (1981), Miho Fujiwara’s tracks on the California Crisis OST

Frank: Can-Am Modular Metal Cabinetry, reach out to frank@gamehistory.org if you’re interested in donation matching for the upcoming winter fundraiser

Christine: Get in the Car, Loser! and the Battle on the Big Boardwalk DLC

Jaffe: Kurt Feldman’s Insert Credit Show Soundtrack

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.