Wassup Conversations

Wassup Conversations

Chat with the icons and legends of the video game industry and the people who inspire them.

Episodes

August 4, 2022 33 min

In this episode of Wassup Conversations, Matt Cox, Creative Director at Gearbox Software, talks about comedy in video games, Borderlands looting system, designing impactful boss fights, and his recent game, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands.

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A conversation with Sam Slater, Score Producer of Joker, Chernobyl and co-composer of Battlefield 2042.

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A conversation with Jens Matthies, the legendary writer, and director of games like Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, The Darkness, and many more...

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A conversation with Nicolas Bouvier, AKA, Sparth, the art director of Halo Infinite. He talks about his life, success story, inspirations, techniques, and worldview. 

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A conversation with Raphael Colantonio, founder of Arkane Studios, and WolfEye Studios. He is the director of some of the most important immersive sim games, such as Dishonored, Prey, and Arx Fatalis.

His new game, Weird West is another ground-breaking title in his career, and in this episode, Raf and I talk about Immersive Sim philosophy, subscription services, the game industry, cutscenes, and storytelling in video games.

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A conversation with Dinga Bakaba, the director of Deathloop on his life, immersive sim, favorite games, and the future of video games.

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A conversation with Navid Khavari, Narrative Director and Writer of games such as Far Cry 6, Splinter Cell: Black List, and The Division. Navid talks about politics in video games and how important it is to tell meaningful and controversial stories. He also talks about his own personal life and the way he draws inspiration from it.

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A conversation with Jean-Francois Dugas, the director of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

We talk about his life, career, looking back at Deus Ex games, and if there will be another one in the work. Also, we talk about today's political and cultural changes compared to the time when Deus Ex came out.

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In this episode of Wassup Conversations, I had a chat with the amazing Brandon Campbell, , the co-composer of Amazon’s New World. A fantastic MMO with great music from Ramin Djawadi and Brandon. He started his career at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions and has been the co-composer of Ramin Djawadi on many great projects such as Westword, Person of Interest, Game of Thrones and Gears of War franchise.

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In this episode of Wassup Conversations, I had a chat with Jordan Mechner, the original creator of Prince of Persia about his new book "Samak the Ayyar A Tale of Ancient Persia". The story of the book is a wonderful adventure in ancient Persia.

We talked about Jordan's life and career, the past and the legacy of Prince of Persia, Assassin's Creed and his love of Persian mythology. 

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In this episode of Wassup Conversations, Paweł Błaszczak, the music composer of great games such as The Ascent, Call of Juarez, Dying Light and The Witcher is my guest to talk about his career, his techniques and making a futuristic world in The Ascent.

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گفتگو با شهره آغداشلو، بازیگر افسانه‌ای که نامزد اسکار و برنده تونی شد.
در این گفتگو، به زبان فارسی در مورد زندگی، نگرش و هنر شهره صحبت می‌کنیم.

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In this episode of Wassup Conversations, the legendary Oscar-nominated and Emmy Winner actress, Shohreh Aghdashloo is my guest to talk about her life, acting and video games, such as Mass Effect and Destiny.

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Marcin Czartynski is the audio director of Outriders at People Can Fly. His long and rich career has given us games such as Fortnite, Gears of War, Bulletstorm and Painkiller. 

In this episode, we talk about his background, sound design, mixing games and Marcin's workflow.

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In this episode of Wassup Conversations, Doug Cockle (Voice actor of Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher game series) goes deep about acting, his methods of preparation, advice for newcomers and his journey as an actor from America to England.

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In this episode, Thierry Dansereau, art director of great games such as Immortals Fenyx Rising and Assassin's Creed Odyssey talks about behind the scene of those games and his general approaches toward creating the visual world of massive games.

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In this episode, I celebrate the career of a veteran in the video game industry. Scott Phillips is the director of many great games such as Immortals Fenyx Rising, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Saints Row The Third and Saints Row 4.

We talk about his background, techniques and behind the scene of many great games.

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In this masterclass, we study the art of UI/UX design in video games. Morten Elgaard, UI designer at IO Interactive talks about his experience and Hitman 3. Arash Naderi, UI designer of Cyberpunk 2077 at CD Projekt Red and Emad Ameri, Visual Artist have joined me to have a fun conversation.

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Helen Hindpere is the Award-Winning writer of the genre-defining Disco Elysium. In this episode, she talks about her techniques and the way she and her colleagues wrote Disco Elysium.

Disco Elysium - The Final Cut is the definitive edition of the smash-hit RPG. New political vision quests, more characters, and full English voice-acting. Coming to PlayStation and Google Stadia March 2021.

The Final Cut will also be available at no ext...

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An interview with the writer of many great games such as Battlefield franchise, The Darkness and The Chronicles of Riddick series. We talk about Mikael Säker's background, behind the scene of many memorable games and some unannounced projects.

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