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Some People Just Need Killing: A Conversation with Hazel Monforton

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This week we talk with Hazel Monforton about her work as a writer on Dishonored 2: Death of the Outsider (Arkane Studios). Hazel is also a PhD candidate at the University of Durham finishing her degree in English Literature. We talk about the process of writing for games, how she came to work with the folks at Arkane, and most importantly lore and the amazing story of Billie Lurk. We keep it spoiler free as possible with the promise of a spoilercast to come!

What We’re Playing:

  • Dishonored 2: Death of the Outsider
  • Fortnite
  • Maize
  • Stardew Valley

What We're Reading

  • Crash Override: Zoe Quinn
  • Nights of the Circus: Angela Carter
  • Ready Player Two: Shira Chess

What We're Drinking

  • P&G Tips tea
  • Sweetwater TripleTail Seasonal
  • Coffee and Red Grapefruit sparkling water

Artist's Note: Our featured image was created in-game by Brittany Adesso (@brittanyadesso). A beautiful tableau created in Dishonored 2.