Podcast: The Year According To Size Five Games’ Dan Marshall

If you hadn’t worked out the pattern quite yet, every Tuesday in December is going to have an interview with a developer as part of our Year According To series of podcasts. For today’s interview I talked to Dan Marshall, who’s responsible for the heist-em-up The Swindle, as well as games like Ben There Dan That and Time Gentlemen Please.

Our chat covered plenty of ground, ranging from Dan’s view on death in video games and how that relates to The Swindle, to the process of working with Curve for the game’s ports, stopping along the way to talk about his history of announcing and then cancelling games.

As always with this series of podcasts, I also got Dan to pick out a couple of gaming highlights from the year. He actually found this pretty tough, but still managed to pick out a few gems, as well as highlighting a couple of games he hopes he can get around to soon.

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  1. Great ‘according to’ episode. Actually I have been really engaged to put my hands on some stuff on Lara Croft GO and The Swindle right now. Hope I can maintain that attitude after I launch Witcher 3 or Destiny and once gain forget about small games :P
    2 weeks to go Kris. 2 episodes left? Where is Peter Chapman? :P

    • Two and a half weeks, but in that time, there’s a lot more than two more episodes. These are also going out on Thursdays and Saturdays from here until the new year. :)

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