A Year of Video Games With Incredible Stories Continues 'Pentiment'

Plus, an interview with 'Pentiment' director Josh Sawyer about 2022's surprise hit.
screenshot from Pentiment, in the style of an illuminated manuscript, the main character on a small sailing ship surrounded by jesters.
Image courtesy of Obsidian Entertainment

One podcast, extra large, coming right up! It’s Pentiment release week, and we’ve got a hankering for some 16th century murder mysteries! First up, Rob talks to Obsidian’s Josh Sawyer and Adam Brennecke about working at Obsidian, dealing with crunch, and, of course, Pentiment. Then, Rob and Ren go deep on their experience with the game so far, and just how deep they’ve been hooked. Patrick and Cado join in for a dip in the Question Bucket that has us imagining a different world, one where maybe open world design didn’t follow its current trajectory. Finally, Patrick and Rob couldn’t wait until next week, so enjoy a mini-Sports! update as the Bears are, maybe, possibly, actually back.

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Discussed: Interview with Josh Sawyer and Adam Brennecke 1:23, Pentiment 36:35, Question Bucket 1:38:44, Sports! 2:05:29


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