Failbetter Games’ founder Alexis Kennedy is no stranger to the power of storytelling when it comes to world building, and was the lead designer behind both Fallen London and Sunless Seas. Since leaving the studio to form Weather Machine, he has had a successful time on Kickstarter, Itch.io, and now Steam, with his latest work Cultist Simulator.
One part tabletop experience, and one part descent into madness; there isn’t anything quite like it, but this is not a game for everybody.
For this cast, I spoke with game designer Alexis Kennedy about the development of his latest game Cultist Simulator. We discussed where the concept came from, and in a shocking development, Alexis Kennedy turned into a ghost for a good portion of our podcast.