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Interview with Brandon Dillon

Posted May 7, 2014

Laura Hudson talks with the creator of the game Hack’n’Slash, Brandon Dillon: “Over at WIRED, I wrote about the new game Hack n’ Slash, a Legend of Zelda style game where you use your sword to hack the source code itself. It’s a really clever concept, but the game has something else that Zelda never had, despite its name: a female protagonist. This didn’t make it in the article, but I really enjoyed this discussion with creator Brandon Dillon about why he made his main character an elven girl named Alice, in part because it is super, super adorable.”


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