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TAG Podcasts – Arcade 11 Interview with Pippin Barr

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a hand touches a giant touch screen containing the videogame chogueArcade 11 presents games and playful media made by members of the Technoculture, Art, and Games (TAG) Research Centre at Concordia University. As part of the 2019 event, Mariko MacDonald and Michael Iantorno hosted interviews with various game developers, makers, and playtesters.

Pippin Barr is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University. He describes his experience succinctly as “I write words. I make images. I wrote a book called How to Play a Video Game.” We spoke with Pippin about one of his latest games, Chogue, a collaboration with Jonathan Lessard that combines the quintessential games of Rogue and Chess.

TAG’s podcast series provides a platform for members from Concordia University’s Technoculture, Art, and Games lab to discuss their research interests and hobbies. Episodes include interviews, conversations, debates, and more!

This podcast is the final entry in a nine part series of Arcade 11 interviews, recorded at the 2019 iteration of the event.