Episode 33 – Conversation with Chandana Ekanayake – Co-founder and creative director of Outerloop Games; makers of Falcon Age and Thirsty Suitors

In this episode I speak with Chandana Ekanayake; Co-Founder, studio and creator director of Outerloop Games and makers of Falcon Age and the upcoming Thirsty Suitors

Start – 06:45 – Intro

06:45 – 16:30 – Chandana talks about how he got into the industry via architecture digital renders/modelling and getting his start at Bethesda

16:30 – 27:00 – Chandana talks about why Metroid and Legend of Zelda were his favorite games as a child, moving on to how the Lucasarts Full Throttle game inspired him to want to get into making games. We jump off of there while talking about other enjoyed games and genres.

27:00 – 35:00 – We talk about what Chandana enjoys about games now.

35:00 – 53:00 – We talk about what Chandana enjoys doing outside of playing/making video games. Coaching sports with his kids, wine tasting, and anime (We spend a lot of time talking about anime…)

53:00 – End – We talk a little more about the upcoming game Thirsty Suitors prior to wrapping up

Check Chandana out on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Ekanaut

Check out Outerloop Games on Twitter at https://twitter.com/outerloopgames

Check out Falcon Age on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1075080/Falcon_Age/ or via their site with more info on where you can purchase it at https://www.falconage.com/

Wishlist Thirsty Suitors on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1617220/Thirsty_Suitors/