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Jul 17, 2020

Shawn Alexander Allen joins us to talk about his tactical brawler, Treachery in Beatdown City. We discuss the roots and inspirations of this innovative mash-up, the action economy that makes it tick, and the process of translating life experience into your creative work.

Some things we discussed:

Shawn Alexander Allen

Treachery in Beatdown City

Hybrid Heaven

V.A.T.S. system

Put Your Glock Away, I've Got a Stronger Weapon For You (A Maze talk)

@writnelson's Blockbuster thread

Cory Arcangel's Super Mario Clouds

Being black in America