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Hellbent Games' Chris Mair on Music Helping Him as a Game Designer | RPadTV

Hellbent Games Founder and CEO Chris Mair RPadTV's Raymond Padilla about how studying jazz guitar has helped him as a game designer, his favorite guitar gear, and more.

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Elden Ring Creator Hidetaka Miyazaki Talks Shadow of the Erdtree, New Weapons and More

The Dark Souls creator spoke to journalists about Elden Ring lore, poison swamps and why the DLC's villain is so handsome.

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Spectrum Studio Boss in Hot Water as "Naked Sauna" as Part of Employees' Requirements Surface

Spectrum Studios is in hot water, as part of their job requirements involve "attending sauna sessions" that are "non-negotiable."

rippermcrip5h ago

Hopefully their next game isn't about a murderer and they require employees to kill to someone to have a real understanding.

excaliburps2h ago

LOLOL!

But you can't develop a game with sauna elements UNLESS you've been in a sauna with a game dev...preferably naked.

H94h ago

He is right you need to experience something to be able to write about it just like Tolkien threw himself in mount doom to understand Sauron and like Agatha Christie organized a death game on a remote island

Inverno3h ago

Ah yes I read that news outlets were picking up on this string of facebook posts. Easy to write about some random conversation on FB without much context. Let's see how long it takes for them to talk to the devs directly for clarification. I'm sure these sites will drag this out as long as they can painting this guy as a creep. Maybe he is, maybe he isn't.

excaliburps2h ago

Have you read his replies?? He is even explaining how his rationale is correct...

Inverno2h ago

Yes I've read the replies. But if sites are gonna write about this they should do their jobs as journalist and get in contact with one of the woman who works in the studio.

swedishMeatwad24m ago

Why would it only be a big deal for women? I wouldn't want to be required to sauna naked, wouldn't work at a place like that. Really strange that owner is defending this. Since the owner is involved in those communications, that's enough to write an article about. That's not to say they shouldn't reach out to them and any employees willing to talk but this is freakin' weird.

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Best Story-Driven Indie Games

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Yui_Suzumiya3h ago

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Doki Doki Literature Club
Seven Days
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AI: The Somnium Files
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
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