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On this week’s episode, we have two special guests: indie developer Michael Hicks (SententiaHonor in Vengeance II), as well as game design student and friend of the show, Brian Sweet. We ask the guys what they’ve been up to these past few months, what games have kept them busy, and their future plans. We then indulge in a little long distance communication, as we dissect the indie anime hit Voices of a Distant Star by Makoto Shinkai.

Finally, we turn our attention to Indie Game: The Movie and offer up a thorough discussion on what makes it great. We discuss the filmmakers themselves, the people and the games featured, and joys and pitfalls of being an indie developer.

Anime of the Week: Voices of a Distant Star

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Intro: Icarus (Trash80) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

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[Managing Editor] I love video games and have been playing since the SNES days. My favorite titles include Metroid II, BioShock, Resident Evil 4 and Left 4 Dead. I'm an avid internet junkie and gifted in the ways of computers, but don't ask me to fix yours. Also a big fan of indie movies and anime.