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When We Made… Baldur’s Gate

We take a look behind the scenes at the development of 1998 classic Baldur’s Gate with Trent Oster, who discusses working in a team who hadn’t shipped a game before, being outsmarted by AI and building the game’s incredible cast – and yes, that includes talking Minsc and Boo’s dynamic

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When We Made… Bomber Crew

We take a look behind the scenes at the development of Bomber Crew. Runner Duck’s co-founders Jon Wingrove and Dave Miller explain how they found the courage to strike out on their own and which 90s Amiga classic inspired Bomber Crew’s colourful art style

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When We Made… Moonlighter

We take a look behind the scenes at the development of Moonlighter: the challenges of having a main character who is both a shopkeeper and an adventurer, the importance of prototyping and why aspiring devs shouldn’t forget that creating games is also a business

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When We Made… Dead Cells

We take a look behind the scenes at the development of Dead Cells, the challenges of developing a roguelike/metroidvania hybrid, why the Prisoner doesn’t have a head and how easy porting can be

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When We Made… Harold Halibut

Slow Bros’ co-founder Onat Hekimoglu explains the eight-year development process of upcoming stop motion game Harold Halibut, why building everything was initially meant to make things easier, and details its inspirations, from conceptual architecture to Pixar films

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When We Made… Hollow Knight

Team Cherry’s co-directors Ari Gibson and William Pellen explain how going for a hand-drawn, insect-themed title was a way to avoid some challenges and reveal their inspirations for Hollow Knight – and, no, Dark Souls is not one of them

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When we made… What Remains of Edith Finch

Giant Sparrow’s creative director, Ian Dallas, explains the game’s inspirations, the difficulties in creating a narrative from a collection of prototypes and how not to throw out the baby with the bathwater

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When We Made… Moss

Polyarc’s art director and co-founder, Chris Alderson, explains the process of creating a new kind of game, using VR to create a connection with the player, and the importance of protagonist Quill

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