Josh Scherr & Sarah Elmaleh

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Uncharted 4 spoilers abound as we've got Josh (former Cinematics Animation Lead at Naughty Dog on the Jak and Daxter series as well as Uncharted 1 through 3, followed by co-writer on Uncharted 4) and Sarah (actor and voiceover artist, heard in such games as Gone Home, Codename Cygnus, Skulls of the Shogun, Galak-Z, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, and Uncharted 4) in to talk performance, can you know too much about a character, the writing process at Naughty Dog, what you accomplish in level dialogue vs cutscene dialogue, why there isn’t an open world Uncharted, was Sam ever Samantha, structure, taking the time to develop characters in-game and spend time with them, where do you start when creating mysteries/puzzles, serious pirate history, making the main character an asshole, ghost pirates, and can you enjoy the games you’ve worked on.

Again, SPOILERS FOR UNCHARTED 4 IN THIS EPISODE.

Our Guests on the Internet

Josh's Twitter.

Sarah's Twitter and Website.

Stuff We Talked About

Babycastles

The Uncharted comic series on Comixology

A Second Chance at Sarah by Neil Druckmann

Nate's journal illustrations by Alex Neonakis

A General History of the Pyrates by Capt. Charles Johnson

Our theme music was composed by 2Mello, and our logo was created by Lily Nishita.

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