S2E6. Learn balance by falling – with Cliff Bleszinski
Raphael Colantonio and Peter Salnikov talk to the legendary game designer, co-author of Unreal, Unreal Tournament, Gears of War and other influential video games, producer of musicals, investor and restaurants owner. Also starring: Lauren Bleszinski as herself.
In this episode:
— Creativity needs constraints. Work smarter, not harder;
— Taking a long break, getting back into games — comparing the experience of Cliff and Raf;
— Don’t be a dick: the big business of video games is small;
— The social media will drive you nuts: how do we manage that;
— Being savagely evil in video games: remembering Ultima Online, Mass Effect and Weird West;
— What is an immersive sim, and why the honest simulation is so important;
— Learning balance by falling. Take a chance and trust your gut.