The podcast that took a critical look at the craft of making games. Developers Allen Pike and Nigel Brooke dug in to a new topic each episode with an interesting guest.

Up Up Down Down finished in 2016, but you can check out Allen's other shows Fun Fact and It Shipped That Way.

29. Shakespeares Were Five Acts

Ryan Payton, in the midst of shipping Episode 3 of the critically acclaimed République, joins us to discuss episodic games. We start with a diversion into the challenge of supporting slower and older devices, then talk Season’s Passes, approaches to releasing game episodes, Telltale Games, and then go more in depth on République. Afterward, we talk about Destiny, Shadows of Mordor, console sales numbers, and buy some games on PSN.

Download (1:22:28) • Oct 23, 2014