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Mar 13, 2020

Andrea Roberts of Wonderbelly Games talks to us about her brand-new bouncy dungeon crawler Roundguard! We discuss physics as a system of uncertainty, combining Peggle with a roguelike formula, and using that formula to create player friendliness.

Things we discussed:

Roundguard

Spelunky 2 PS Blog post

Dunklords

Peggle

Fable

A Guide to Proc Gen Practitioners

That's the Way the Ball Bounces: Using Physics to Manifest Chance in Roundguard

Caves of Qud

Subterfuge

Disgaea

Cleromancy

Baby's First RPG

Electronic Rituals, Oracles and Fortune Telling

Cinco Paus