In this episode, a CBB editor conducts a Skype interview with Michael Lutz, creator of the popular Twine game, The Uncle Who Works for Nintendo. They discuss the travails of academic research, the horror genre, and of course – games.

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Additional resources:

Michael’s Blog: Where you can find a collection of Michael Lutz’s creative works
Horse Master: Where you can find the odd Twine game mentioned in our interview
Videogames for Humans: Where you can find critical discussions about Twine
Dan Cox’s guest submission: Where you can find a follow-up article to the discussion here.

Lily’s sample PowerPoint and complementary Twine sample: Where you can find a potential, Twine-based lesson plan for introductory writing courses


Thanks to Michael Lutz for taking time out of his busy day to spend an afternoon chatting with CBB!