Ascension Run 002: Tactics for Days feat. mtf | Cogmind, Jupiter Hell, and more!

Welcome to another episode of Ascension Run, my podcast about roguelike games and strategy!

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Summary

Tone is joined by roguelikes discord admin mtf as they use their recent experiences playing Cogmind and Jupiter Hell as a lens to inspect and discuss a number of roguelike- and gaming-related topics! Topics include difficulty options in games, popular meta strategies, using consumables and resources, playing to win vs. for fun, crafting mechanics, multiplayer roguelikes, transferrable roguelike skills, and preventing repetitive strain injuries while gaming. They also cover recent events in the community and answer some listener questions!

Timestamps
Shownotes

Tyriq Plummer speaking at Roguelike Celebration 2020: YASDery Loves Company: Multiplayer in Traditional Roguelikes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neuJCYmbAG8

A Table-Top Feel: Designing Unexplored 2’s Fortune System To Replace Virtual Dice Rolling
https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JorisDormans/20210521/381797/A_TableTop_Feel_Designing_Unexplored_2s_Fortune_System_To_Replace_Virtual_Dice_Rolling.php

Guest Links

Roguelikes Discord: https://discord.gg/t9cVHhj

mtf’s Twitch channel:
https://www.twitch.tv/mondaytuesdayfriday

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