The Dark Side of

Perceptive Podcast

For this lengthy chat, I spoke with Ramin about the history of and how the company he worked for and had so much respect, went to the dark side of monetization and free-to-play design. He also spoke about how the company treated him from when he began to when he was fired, and how this has also impacted Chris Taylor of Total Annihilation fame.

We also spoke about how the dam is starting to break for other companies in terms of company culture and their reliance on dark side monetization strategies, such as Blizzard.

These are the design articles Ramin talked about: