Designer Notes #15: Nels Anderson

In this episode, Soren interviews Nels Anderson, who was the lead designer of the critically acclaimed Mark of the Ninja and is currently a designer/programmer at Campo Santo working on the upcoming game Firewatch. They discuss how he almost went into law enforcement, whether Mark of the Ninja actually has AI, and why designers should be able to write code.

Games Discussed: Thief, Planescape: Torment, DeathSpank, Mark of the Ninja, Firewatch



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