ARGcast Mini #40: Treachery in Beatdown City w/ Shawn Alexander Allen

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Game designer Shawn Alexander Allen discusses his beat ’em up / RPG hybrid Treachery in Beatdown City, beat ’em ups, race in media, and more!

Join David with game designer Shawn Alexander Allen to chat about his recently released turn-based beat ’em up RPG Treachery in Beatdown City! The conversation also turns to the beat ’em up genre, how New York is depicted in games like Double Dragon, stories of racial tension, and how those stories influenced the writing in his game.

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