Episode 157 – Go For Broke (sigh)

This week Dave is joined by ID @ Xbox’s Chris Charla. Dave and Chris talk a lot about Charla’s early days in the industry, including his run at Next Generation magazine. Oh, also, the show was recorded in Busan, Korea nbd.

1:00 – Dave and Chris talk about the reason they are in Busan, G-STAR, Korea’s largest video game trade show.

4:00 – Chris introduces himself, for those who might not be in the know.

7:30 – Chris talk about his time at Digital Eclipse, which turned into part of Foundation 9.

11:15 – Chris talks about leaving Digital Eclipse for the XBLA team.

19:45 – Chris gives his favorite 3 games, then the dudes rathole on INFOCOM games for a minute.

28:00 – Dave confides in Chris with one of his lifelong, sad, dreams.

33:30 – Chris and Dave talk about old-timey magazines, like Compute’s Gazzette, that would list source code for home-brew video games, and you’d have to painstakingly type them into your computer to play them. What a horrible idea.

40:30 – Dave and Chris talk classic games on the Apple II and C64.

43:10 – Chris talks about how he got started at Next Generation magazine.

 

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