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Candid conversations with game creators that dive deep into the art, craft, and process of making games.

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Apr 11, 2019

We delve deep into the pages of Derek Yu’s excellent Spelunky book, from its thoughtful musings on creativity, to its inspiring lessons in game design. A must-read on how our favorite game came to be! Plus some record-breaking Spelunky news, the Weekly Challenge, and more.

Things we discussed:

Now Play This

Low% Hell World Record

d_tea's back-to-back World Records

Co-op All Journal Entries run

Spelunky book

Boss Fight Books Humble Bundle

TIG source

Derek Yu's Twitter thread on difficulty

Mutazione announcement trailer

Shopstorm, A Spelunky Story

Spelunky Generator Lessons

A Breakdown of 2013's Most Fascinating Video Game Moment