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Find out how Mobius Digital wrote the story of Outer Wilds in this great podcast

A treat for interactive fiction fans

One of my recent quarantine comforts has been listening to The Writing Life podcast, which is produced by the National Centre for Writing over in Norwich. It's mainly aimed at writers and people looking to get their books published and stuff, but occasionally they chat to video game folk as well. They have a great interview with Inkle's Jon Ingold on there, covering everything from their Sorcery games and 80 Days right up until just before the launch of Heaven's Vault, and more recently they had a chat with Mobius Digital's Kelsey Beachum about our 2019 game of the year, Outer Wilds. The latter is a particularly great listen, especially if you've ever wondered how the game's winding, go-in-any-direction narrative came together and avoided giving away its deepest secrets by accident. I promise it's a good 'un.

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Katharine is RPS' editor-in-chief, which means she's now to blame for all this. After joining the team in 2017, she spent a lot of time in the RPS hardware mines, testing all the bits that go inside our PCs, but now she gets to write about all the lovely games we play on them, too. She'll play pretty much anything she can get her hands on, and is very partial to JRPGs and the fetching of quests.


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