MisanthroPlay Episode #57 Interview with Rani Baker

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We talked about the striking games of witchy Portland-based developer Rani Baker back in Episode #51, so we thought it was about time to just have her on the show! Rani Baker joins Alva and Robert to discuss her games, her creative process, her inspirations, and haunted technology.

You can find Rani's work at Itch.ioGameJoltBandcamp, and Cracked, among other places. Be sure to check out her upcoming game DEATH SWORD, which you can currently help to crowdfund, and please consider supporting her on Patreon.

Listen here!

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 Episodes #45-47

Hey Boo; it's time to catch up with MisanthroPlay!

#47 In Exile (20 July 2017)
Sadler&Rumi&Kindi&Fakhyle&Yuug. It's Exile / XZR II, from Nippon Telenet.

#46 Damn, Dracula Has a Point (14 July 2017)
We discuss Netflix's Castlevania.
We Play: WipEout Omega Collection, Hot Tin Roof: The Cat Wore a Fedora, Dishonored 2.

#45 E3 Summer Vacation (6 July 2017)
Robert went to E3!
We Play: Dead Cells, River City: Knights of Justice, ARMS.

We'll be back this Friday for more action.