AskLRR December 2019 - Winter Shorts
The fifth episode of AskLRR (YouTube Membership Exclusive).
Date: December 28, 2019
Board by: James Turner
Produced by: Heather Dery
Description: Cameron, Cori, and Heather discuss critical theory, book recommendations, handheld gaming and who wears pants.
Favorite Christmas foods
Drummi asks: What are your favorite types of cake?
- Cori: Pumpkin pie or mashed potato volcano.
- Heather: Stuffing.
- Cam: My mother's butter tarts.
Aspiring game designer recommendations
The Cooliest asks: This is a question for Cori. Do you have any recommendations on where to start as an aspiring game designer?
- Cori: Find a good community of other enthusiasts. Tools depend on what sort of game you want to make.
Frumbert asks: How do you downtime?
- Cori: Encapsulate myself in a sensory experience.
- Heather: Podcasts as noise-machine.
- Cam: Go somewhere else and read.
Talking Simulator preparation
Michael M asks: For Cori and Cameron: What kind of prep do you find useful before analyzing a new game?
- Cori: Play it through first.
- Cam: Read other people.
The Antimuffin asks: Cori, can you recommend some idle games that you think are high quality?
- Cori: The Perfect Tower, NGU Idle, Idle Skilling, and Antimatter Dimensions.
- Cam: I stand by my reading of Stellaris as an Idle game.
Loading Time filming
Daye04 asks: For Heather - how did it come to happen that you toook over the Loading Time filming duties when there was still a weekly sketch?
- Heather: Alex was filming most of Loading Time, but then he was in a sketch one week and the camera was constantly being handed back and forth. I was just hanging out, so I just picked up the camera so that he could do stuff. And after a little while he was in more stuff, so I took the camera because it was fun to run around and participate as opposed to feeling like (I was) being in the way.
EikoandMog asks: Any particular recommendations for someone who hasn't done serious reading since high school?
- Cori: Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin
- Heather: Didn't recommend anything
- Cam: Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
Harold Price asks: What is your favorite handheld system of all time?
- Cori: Gameboy Advance
- Heather: 3DS
- Cam: iPhone (Twitter)
zer0w0n asks: Does everyone always wear pants when they stream?
- Cori: Jokes - No. Serious - Sometimes shorts.
- Heather: Jokes - No. Serious - Yes, pajama pants.
- Cam: Jokes - No. Serious - Yes, you never know when someone is going to come to the door.
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