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Humans of Gaming 109 | Bendik Stang of Earthlock on Peaceful Norway and Just Being Nice

The Humans of Gaming podcast is dedicated to having open and honest conversations about games, life, and belief, and is hosted by our Chief Content Nerd, Drew Dixon, and Chief Executive Nerd, Chris Gwaltney.

Every episode we invite a special guest to talk with us about life, games, and belief. This week we talk to game developer and co-founder of Snowcastle Games, Bendik Stang. Cutting his teeth on Ultima Online in the late 90’s, the influence of gaming gave Bendik a reason to change his Master’s degree to Virtual Reality and against all the advice from friends and family, started his own company. Drew and Chris talk to Bendik about his formative years in the nation of Norway, the Christian environment of the country, and how he describes himself as a “hopeful agnostic” living with his New Testament takeaway: Just be nice.

 





Episode Hosts

Chris Gwaltney
Co-founder | Chief Executive Nerd
Chris is the Chief Executive Nerd of LTN and co-host of Humans of Gaming. He loves his wife and games. He lives in Ventura, California with his wife and his games.
Drew Dixon
Co-founder | Chief Content Nerd
Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

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