Games We Have Known And Loved

A collection of people's favorite moments in games.
Oct 17 '12

Alice O’Connor on Dota 2

Alice O’Connor on Dota 2:

"…there is nothing more satisfying than that very British thing of being overwhelmingly polite to someone who is very rude to you…" (mp3)

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Oct 10 '12

James Wallis on Rez

James Wallis on Rez:

…do you know about the Trance Vibrator?…” (mp3)

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Oct 3 '12

Joel Goodwin on World Of Goo

Joel Goodwin on World Of Goo:

…you’re part of a very giant vast universe. You’re a tiny thing. You can hardly understand it’s majesty…” (mp3)

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Tags: joel goodwin electron dance harbour master world of goo 2d boy recorded at eurogamer expo terrible clipping

Sep 26 '12

Fernando Ramallo on Ninja

Fernando Ramallo on Ninja:

"… It never happened with any other game before — that feeling of community, of ambiance…" (mp3)

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Tags: folk game ninja recorded on skype Fernando Ramallo

Sep 19 '12

Bennett Foddy on Pyro 2 (& Crusader Kings 2 & others)

Bennett Foddy on Pyro 2 (& Crusader Kings 2 & others):

"…what I love about it is that everything in the game is completely literal…." (mp3)

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Full rousing manifesto version (with praise for ZiGGURAT)

Tags: bennett foddy pyro 2 crusader kings 2 ziggurat recorded at playing public conference

Sep 12 '12

Andrew Sheerin on Junta

Andrew Sheerin on Junta:

"… it feels like it shouldn’t work, but it’s just such good fun to play - as it relies on trusting untrustworthy people…." (mp3)

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Sep 5 '12

Ed Key on Pandemic

Ed Key on Pandemic:

"…the way the cards come out really dramatically affects the landscape of the game…." (mp3)

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Aug 22 '12

Robert Yang on Thirty Flights of Loving

Robert Yang on Thirty Flights Of Loving:

"…It’s one of the most important games made in the last twenty years. Thirty years. Forty. Thirty years…." (mp3)

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(or click here for a longer version, with the full drunken wander through the streets of Soho)

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Jul 25 '12

Tom Francis on Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Tom Francis on Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

"…it’s like being in a film where everyone wants the film to be spectacular…" (mp3)

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Tags: tom francis Dark Messiah of Might and Magic dark messiah recorded on skype i broke my 5 minute rule

Jul 11 '12

David Kanaga on the bell game

David Kanaga on a game of musical improvisation he plays:

"…if at any point someone becomes bored, they ding the bell, read the next card, and the next game is played…" (mp3)

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Jul 4 '12

Rudolf Kremers on Quake

Rudolf Kremers on Quake:

"…you could just walk around, look at the environment, no pressure…" (mp3)

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Tags: rudolf kremers quake recorded at london indies

Jun 20 '12

Kit Richardson on King’s Quest VI

Kit Richardson on King’s Quest VI:

"… all I remember is the sound of midi waves, and the occasional seagull noise, and just serious levels of frustration …" (mp3)

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Jun 6 '12

Jenn Frank on Berzerk

Jenn Frank on Berzerk:

"…And it wasn’t until I was demonstrating Berzerk for my friend Brian that I realized — I’ve been playing it wrong in every way…" (mp3)

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(half hour extended interview edition : hear Jenn try out the game the “proper” way)

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May 22 '12

Lewie Procter on zooming (in Spore, R.U.S.E. and Osmos)

Lewie Procter on zooming (in Spore, R.U.S.E. and Osmos):

"…and then when you zoom out to the next level, it’s generals stood around it in a war room, with units represented by counters on a table…" (mp3)

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Tags: Spore R.U.S.E. Osmos SavyGamer recorded in a pub recorded at gamecamp Lewie Procter

May 16 '12

Quintin Smith on Pathologic

Quintin Smith on Pathologic:

"…and he never found out — none of us ever found out what it was!…" (mp3)

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