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Jun 28, 2024

We're joined by Laure De Mey and Kitt Byrne of Balloon Studios to chat about their Victorian first-person puzzler Botany Manor. We discuss building a space that feels the right amount of "real," letting history guide your setting, weaving a subtly affecting narrative, and...priest holes.

Show Notes:

Laura De Mey

Kitt Byrne

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure

Return of the Obra Dinn

Pettson O Findus in the Garden

Sapphire Tower

Monkey Island

Over the Garden Wall

Little Women

MacDowell Colony

Nicholas Owen / Priest Holes

RickRack Cactus

Cragside Manor

Greenway House

Wild garlic