MisanthroPlay Episode #55 Jeremy Blaustein on the Art of Localization

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Robert and Alva sit down with the multi-talented Jeremy Blaustein (Metal Gear Solid, Snatcher, Silent Hill 2, Shadow Hearts Covenant) to discuss his twenty-five year career in the Japanese games industry. We discuss the ups, the downs, the role of the translator as creator, the dilemma of translating Trump, and kiboshed Snatcher remakes and sequels.

Listen to the episode here.

Check out Jeremy's localization company at Babydragon.jp.

MisanthroPlay #51 We Dig Rani Baker

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Alva and Robert take some time pouring over the games of the wonderfully unique Rani Baker (PatreonItch, Blog), a solo developer who combines zinester sensibilities, sonic art, and 80s Macintosh aesthetics to create a body of work that's fresh, political, and kvlt as fvck. 

Help crowdfund her upcoming game Death Sword, and check out the demo here.

Episode here!

MisanthroPlay Save Point #04 Dominique Pamplemousse in "It's All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings" (feat. Justyna Burzynska)

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Robert Fenner and Justyna Burzynska talk about Dominique Pamplemousse in "It's All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings", the musical point-and-click adventure starring the titular genderqueer private eye.

Listen here.

MisanthroPlay Mail Call: Episode 50 Approaching Fast

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Mail Call!

We can hardly believe it, but we're gearing up to record our 50th (COUNT IT FIFTIETH) episode. And we want to hear from you! Thoughts, anecdotes, questions, suggestions, topic/game journal requests, the lot!

Leave a comment below, or send them over to www.misanthropop.com/contact for a chance to be read on this milestone episode. We've already received a few great letters, but we're always welcoming more. Keep `em coming.