SnoutCast #59: “Puzzle Recycling”

Geez, we sound like an old married couple or something.


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01:10 – “conservationalist”
02:33 – Have we talked about this topic before? Whatevs.
05:29 – puzzles we recycled for Puzzled Pint, November, 2010: “Fantasy”
06:21 – DeeAnn’s puzzle: Paper Magick from 8-Ball
14:10 – Curtis’ puzzle: Floo Network from Hogwarts
16:51 – from concept to completion
20:10 – everyone has second act problems
21:30 – why DeeAnn enjoyed the MegaHard stamps (as seen in Curtis’ Ignite talk)
26:27 – Nothing is original. Get over it.
35:32 – the idea is not the finished thing; cooking analogy
38:29 – good playtesters are invaluable
41:02 – anecdotal evidence that originality is overrated
44:10 – please… e-mail us!
45:07 – upcoming events: Puzzled Pint (4/12, PDX), DASH 3 (4/30, various cities); see Puzzle Hunt Calendar for more
45:42 – The End

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Music: “Branches” Royalty Free Music by DanoSongs.com; instrumentals from “Code Monkey” and “Baby Got Back” by Jonathan Coulton

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CKL DeeAnn

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