The Third Person Podcast / Episode 34


Special Guest

Johnnemann Nordhagen & Laura Michet

Dim Bulb Games

Editor-in-Chief Colin Cummings talks with designer Johnnemann Nordhagen and editor Laura Michet to talk about their latest work, Where the Water Tastes Like Wine. They discuss how they got into the industry, choices behind gameplay mechanics, the writing process, and the legacy of American culture and storytelling. Editor's Note: Due to some delay, it may seem like Colin is speaking over the guests! This was not the case.

Music: "Introduction" by Lifeformed, licensed through Creative Commons, used with permission.
Hosts: Colin Cummings, Johnnemann Nordhagen, Laura Michet

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Further reading: Postmortem of Where the Water Tastes Like Wine by Laura Michet

Growing up in a small town, going to school for graphic and web design and finally moving to Toronto, Colin began to look for a new project and landed on Third Person. He has always had a passion for video games and finally decided to do something about it. Inspired by websites like Giant Bomb, Polygon, and Waypoint, Colin has founded Third Person with the intent of covering games using a mix of the old and the new.

Colin loves to dive into RPGs of all kinds, exploring their worlds and developing his character. Well-crafted stories draw him in too, and he is always on the lookout for a new adventure.

When he's not spending a billion years in a game's character creator, he can be found behind his camera, reading comic books or probably sleeping.

Some of his favorite games: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Alpha Protocol, Mass Effect, Overwatch, Life is Strange, Persona 4