Space-Cast! #22. My Father’s Interview

Wee Aquinas holds moral objections to these proceedings.

Have you ever gone mad pursuing a parent’s ambition? That’s the topic of T.C. Petty III’s My Father’s Work, a game of intergenerational trauma, weird science, and scaring off your loved ones. Also an app.

Listen over here or download here. Timestamps can be found after the jump.

Timestamps

1.28 — the elevator pitch for My Father’s Work
5:45 — designing an intergenerational game
11:50 — journaling and Anton Chekhov
21:26 — thematic/mechanical cohesion
27:04 — handling sanity in a game
37:40 — the beginning of My Father’s Work
47:00 — honesty through not pulling one’s punches
59:50 — the complexity of designing branching paths
1:26:04 — are we in a golden age of gaming?

 

(If what I’m doing at Space-Biff! is valuable to you in some way, please consider dropping by my Patreon campaign or Ko-fi.)

Posted on October 13, 2022, in Board Game and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: