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Holding On Billy Kerr Interview

Humans of Gaming 125 | Michael Fox of “Holding On” on God Sprinkles and Pagan Chips


About This Episode

Michael Fox, co-creator of the board game Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr joins Drew and Chris this week to talk about a game in which there is no real way to win, but how to lose in the best way possible. This premise sets the discussion for how board games are becoming mediums for playing out more mature scenarios.

The second half of the interview talks about Michael’s formative years after he was born in both London and Ireland. His proclivity to wanting answers to everything lead him to question his fear based Catholic upbringing and how he remains “Death Positive” in his atheism.

Drew Dixon: @DrewDixon82

Chris Gwaltney: @clgwaltney

Michael Fox: Little Metal Dog Podcast / @idlemichael

Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr, Official Site



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 90's, 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 audio books and podcast production services.

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