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Humans of Gaming 113 – Carrie Patel of Pillars of Eternity II on Performative Religion


About This Episode

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, Carrie Patel from Pillars of Eternity 2 speaks to Drew and Chris about narrative design and flying by the seat of your pants. The conversation turns to Carrie’s formative years as a Southern Baptist, her views on performative religion, and the importance of asking the hard questions.





Episode Hosts

Chris Gwaltney
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
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
Chief Audio Nerd
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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