David Baity, founder and chief technical officer of MegaWars, joins us on the podcast. The now seven years’ running gaming project, which builds upon the legacy of its 30-year namesake, updates the classic text-based space shooter MegaWars into modern times. David discusses engineering through the ages, values for gaming, and the phenomenon of emergent community behavior.
The company producing MegaWars, Crimson Leaf LLC, is an independent entertainment software company based in Orange County, California, with a mission to create fun games that bridge the gap between the retro and the modern. MegaWars has just opened up its alpha. You can try it out here: http://www.megawars.net.