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This episode of Making Games Is Fun is with videogame journalist and historian Holly Nielsen. We talk about when Holly's interest in both videogames and history began, and how she managed to marry the two and make that into a career.
We get into the history of gaming and how communities formed around games. We also look at the use of history in videogames and where games can do better moving forward.
I wanted to get Holly on the podcast to show how broad a range of careers are possible in the industry; whatever your skillset or specific interest, there is most likely a place for you. Videogames are becoming broader and broader as an art form now, and we are seeing all kinds of new roles pop up. This can only be good for the games we play in the future.
You can follow Holly @nielsen_holly