The Wandering Ben
Editor-in-Chief Colin Cummings talks with game developer Ben Wander to talk about his latest work, A Case of Distrust. They discuss Visceral Studios, Silicon Knights, AAA development, researching 1920s San Francisco, making a compelling detective mystery, and more!
Music: "Introduction" by Lifeformed, licensed through Creative Commons, used with permission.
Hosts: Colin Cummings, Ben Wander
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Further reading: Writing a Historical Mystery Adventure
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