WoSchCa 5/26/23: Tech-Rant & the Game Director of Miasma Chronicles – News


Jörg is annoyed by the praise for technology that doesn’t even come close to what it promises, Hagen is happy about the interview with Lee Varley, the game director of Miasma Chronicles.

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Welcome to the end of the week and thus to the beginning of the end of the week podcast. Enjoy a rant on tech and tech reviews, Hagen’s interview with the game director of Miasma Chronicles Lee Varleywhose career has taken him from Worms to Hitman to Miasma Chronicles, and last but not least, the editors’ teasing associations with the design of Sony’s Project Q.

The timecodes of this episode

  • 00:25 Jörg and Hagen welcome you, already mentally cheating on another conversation partner
  • 00:56 Joerg wants to do something good for Hagen with a new, affordable NVME, only to find himself being made fun of by the actual performance of the much-praised Cruxial X8.
  • 07:13 The PlayStation Showcase brought a lot of news. The GG editorial team has a particular need for discussion when announcing Project Q (to the news).
  • 14:30 The Miasma Chronicles interview begins: On the excitement of a new launch and Lee Varley’s journey from Team 17 via IO Interactive to The Bearded Ladies..
  • 25:20 … The question “What if?” as a connecting element of the game worlds of The Bearded Ladies and why you don’t generate any troops in Miasma Chronicles like in XCOM or Battle Brothers
  • … What The Bearded Ladies’ mix of real-time stealth and turn-based combat has to do with golf, the issue of randomness and accessibility
  • 51:22 What are we doing at the weekend?
  • 55:33 Have a nice long weekend to you too!


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