Hey-hey-hey, podcaster and author P.C. Haring is in town, kicking back with Tee and Pip; so
of course the mics are going hot. Here, Tee, Pip, and P.C. go into the mindset when you collaborate with other creators and play in another author’s sandbox.
00:00 — Introduction and Tangents galore
The magic of a false start (and BTW, this is Episode 4…)
Introductions all around that digress into impressions of
Angry Birds Welcoming in-studio guest
P.C. Haring, author of Cybrosis Taking a moment to remember Whrrl…
Wingin’ It from Farpoint Media (where you might still be able to catch hints of Tee podcasting in 2005)
03:38 — Collaborating in Shared Universes
Whose sandbox have you played in?
What a dirty, dirty sandbox
is… Erotica ala carte
When working in a shared universe, how hard do the rules apply to your writing style?
P.C.’s genesis of
“The Seven” featuring Agent Brandon Hill Talking a bit about
“The First Day” How guest authors go from writing in canon to
creating canon (with a shout out to Jack Mangan) Defining boundaries with your guest authors (and being a pro about it)
When you invite writers into your world, expect only one thing —
the unexpected! Another advantage of playing in another’s world: Writing out of your comfort zone
33:38 — Writers Off the Clock: Gaming on the xBox 360
P.C. Haring…also known as The Great Enabler
The story behind the xBox 360, and how we were dodging the gamer’s bullet…
until… It all started with
Kinectimals and Dance Central… Tee squees hard over
(and yes, even Pip, a bit of a Batgrrl…) Batman: Arkham Asylum Then comes
. (Damn you, P.C. Haring…) Portal Tee flashes back to the days of
. Myst And if our banter doesn’t convince you, take a moment to watch this…
And here are a few of our current favorites on the iPad:
Galaxy on Fire 2
Crimson: Steam Pirates
Words with Friends Shout out to
Felicia Day for her ! Guild goodness The good and bad for gaming writers — Give yourself the break, but don’t get lost in the time
Leave it to Mister J to get in the last word…
51:39 — The Wrap-Up
Kinda nice to have P.C. there for the end and the beginning…
Some feedback from Logan Waterman concerning Episode 3 of
TSD and High School of the Dead We didn’t think HSotD could get any titillating. Silly us!!!
Where you can find P.C. Haring online!
P.C. Haring heads to
Archon while Tee and Pip head to New York Comic Con! Where you can find us (and even our steampunk characters) online for feedback and questions for Crazy Uncle Charlie
Drop-In’s: Mark Hammil as The Joker in Batman: Arkham Asylum
Websites We Give a Shout-Out to
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