ICYMI @WeRChicagoGame devs chatted with us!

We talked with Cindy Miller and Michael Block about making We Are Chicago, the challenges of making a game that portrays real issues of violence in the Windy City, especially as devs who are telling a story that’s not theirs.

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Listen on Fresh Out Of Tokens // Download MP3 (53.6 MB)

We have tees, and other items in the #INeedDiverseGames spreadshirt shop. We’re splitting the profits 50/50 with Chachibobinks. There’s a blog to compliment the show!

Follow us at outoftokenscast.com If you have questions, compliments, hate mail feel free to drop a note there as well. You can also @ us on twitter; @OutOfTokensCast or email us freshoutoftokens@gmail.com.

Musical accompaniment for Fresh Out of Tokens is provided by Mike Moody. You can hear more of her work at: http://soundcloud.com/mikemoody-1

Questions for We Are Chicago team:

@Thain1982:

How important is visual accuracy (real-world correspondence) in creating “We Are Chicago”?

After working on this project, what elements do you consider most important for communicating a setting?

(as I’m leaving Chicago today): Deep dish or thin crust pizza?

What we’re playing:

Cindy: 1979 Revolution, Divinity: Original Sin, Banished, Firewatch, Star Fox 64

Michael: 1979 Revolution, Firewatch, That Dragon Cancer, Life Is Strange

Tanya: The Division, Street Fighter V, Resident Evil 6: HD Remaster, Man O’ War: Corsica

Shareef: Quantum Break, The Division, Enter the Gungeon, Twilight Princess

Where to find our guests online

Where to find your hosts online:

Guest Co-Host: Shareef Jackson

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