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Humans of Gaming 139 | Jay Tholen of Hypnospace Outlaw on Developing Games as a Christian


About This Episode

Jay Tholen of Hypnospace Outlaw and Dropsy returns to the show to join Drew and Chris live from Germany! The first half of the show is a deep dive into the nostalgia of the internet from the 90s when terms like Netscape Navigator, GeoCities, Prodigy, and bad MIDI music dominated the 56k modems that those of us over 28 used to connect with each other. The later half is filled with a discussion of where Jay has been since his first appearance on the show and how his Christian faith influences his work.

For more from the Hypnospace Outlaw team, check out our interview with writer Xalavier Nelson, Jr





Episode Hosts

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.
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.

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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