Escapist Podcast
75: "Toxic" BioWare Forums & Steam Sales

The Escapist Staff | 11 Jan 2013 13:00
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This week, we discuss Dragon Age's lead writer calling the BioWare forums "toxic" and when you give up on a series. We also talk about the Mars 500 experiment and UI design in games.

The cast this week: Ma'idah Lashani, Justin Clouse, Paul Goodman and Greg Tito.

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Music courtesy of "Final Fantasy IX - Vamo Alla Django"

Running Time: 1 hour

00:14 - Introductions
03:52 - Mars 500
10:37 - Women in Lord of the Rings
12:32 - BioWare writer staying away from forums
26:34 - When you you give up on a series?
39:26 - What's the best Baldur's Gate to start with?
44:47 - Gaming UI and usability

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