Fri, 10 January 2014
A Brief Escape is a podcast about the projects and communities inspired by video games. Every episode profiles the projects and communities inspired by one series in particular.
Nuzlocke talks about how playing Pokemon the hard way led to a thriving community of artists, writers, and YouTubers. Alex Roederer and Kimberly Swanner from the PAX Pokemon League discuss the work involved in bringing the experience of facing a Gym Leader to life. Christopher Monsanto covers the competitive battling scene, the creation of Smogon, and the criticisms the site faces.
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