A Podcast about Videogames and the Creative Rebellion, with Chantal Ryan and Jörg Tittel.
016 Luc Bernard — "Finding Light in the Dark"
1:22:47Luc Bernard has built the Holocaust Museum inside Fortnite and put his own money into an acclaimed game about one of the darkest chapters in history. We talk about campaigning for peace and staying human in a world ravaged by politics. The Altruistic Personality (mentioned by Chan) Meghna Jayanth's thread on The Golden Joystick Awards
014 Off the Cuff — Gamescom Re-Examined (Reunion Special)
28:22Directional was born at Gamescom 2022 - chiefly as a passionate response to gaming's biggest event. A year later, Chantal and Jörg reunite in Cologne and re-examine their relationship to the chaos. Recorded live amidst 320,000 attendees.
011 Jörg Tittel — "Now We've Arrived, Where Do We Go?"
39:22Games are the world's leading entertainment medium, our main forum, the ultimate artform. Now let's start acting like it. A provocation and a manifesto for new meaning. This special video podcast is Jörg's evening Keynote, recorded at Reboot Develop Blue in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in April 2023.
009 Aaron Loeb — "Mobilizing Mobile Games"
58:41In this first Directional Live, Jörg and Chantal took the stage at Reboot Develop Blue 2023 with Aaron Loeb, most recently Chief Business Officer at mobile games giant Scopely. The broken PC and console industry turned him into a mobile gaming pioneer. But could the mobile industry have created new and potentially more damaging problems for society at large?
008 Off the Cuff — "Summer Sausage Fest"
44:42The globe is warming, the sun is out, and so the time has come for another Summer of Games—games, which as we all know, are only made by men. Or at least that's what you might think after watching the mega-sponsored trailer streams this week. In this first "off the cuff" Directional, Chantal and Jörg discuss this phenomenon (before talking about dickheads vs. interstellar naturists, naturally).