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Recent News

  • Growing Up Unexpectedly

    Growing Up Unexpectedly

    This was an interesting week with a lot of small realizations. Today we’ll be talking about what exactly I’m making, game residencies, the pitch for my latest project, and how your goals change when growing up.

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  • Children’s Book

    Children’s Book

    It’s been an intense week in the feelings department, but a good one nonetheless. I want to talk a little bit about how it is to visit my hometown now that I’ve been living in another country for a couple of years. Also, there’s some stuff about children’s books!

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  • Trivializing Death

    Trivializing Death

    Trigger Warning: Cancer, Death It’s going to be a bit of a sad and existential one today, so if you’re not in the mood for it, I suggest you skip this issue. If you decide to read on, be warned that we’ll be discussing grief, mortality, cancer and death, both in real life and in games.

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  • Art of the Joseon Dynasty

    Art of the Joseon Dynasty

    It’s been a week since I returned from my vacation to the other side of the planet. Of course, it wouldn’t be a successful trip if I didn’t come back with a new game to make! Let’s talk about a bunch of art we’ve seen in South Korea and how that motivated me to get back into visual development.

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