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Episode 64 - Zach Gage

Episode 64 - Zach Gage

This is a show about videogames, the people who play them and the people who make them. Each episode, a guest on the show talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that forged connections with others & games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!Closing out the year and completing my quartet of guests who made some of my favourite games of 2016, my guest today is the creator of Really Bad Chess, Zach Gage.Zach is self described conceptual artist who explores systems. He has an incredible breadth of work but including board games, visual arts, installations andof course videogames like Spelltower, Tharsis and the wonderful Lose/Lose - a space invaders clone that wipes a random file on your computer every time you kill an alien.We talk through his early love of games and his equally early start creating them, I introduce him to the wonders of