Episodic Gaming and Comics
This is an episode you want to have.
We had some free time in our schedule, so thought we'd drop in on some panel discussions that looked interesting. "Episodic Games and Comics: Made for Each Other" featured a great lineup of talent that included Steve Purcell (creator of Sam & Max), Vlad Ceraldi (Joint CEO, HotHead Games), Dan Connors (CEO, Telltale Games), and other members of the HotHead and Telltale crews.
What's an Episodic Game, you ask? It's a game designed to be played in a relatively short amount of time, compared to the traditional model, with new installments released on a regular schedule. In the case of Telltale Games' Sam & Max series, they're running in a monthly routine. HotHead Games' upcoming Penny Arcade Adventures will likely be quarterly to start, with a possibility of more frequent updates later down the road.
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