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Seth Robinson talks LORD and Planets: TEOS with Matt Barton

One of my favorite things since I started Break Into Chat has been interviewing BBS door game creators.

So I really enjoyed watching Dr. Matt Barton of St. Cloud State University interview Seth Robinson. They talk about Robinson’s childhood, his favorite BBS door games, Legend of the Red Dragon, LORD II, and Planets: The Exploration of Space among other topics.

Robinson has discussed LORD in various interviews and posts over the years, but Barton’s interview sheds some new light on things, particularly LORD II and Planets.

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Amit Patel, creator of “Solar Realms Elite”


In 1990, Amit Patel created the BBS door game Solar Realms Elite. In his other life he has worked with programming languages, scientific equipment, data analysis, visualization, geological exploration, simulation of complex systems, economic modeling, maps, trend analysis, artificial intelligence, and web software. He’s now working on interactive reference materials for game developers.

SRE was one of my all-time favorite games. It was my great pleasure, then, to interview Patel about SRE. The interview was conducted by email Jan. 3-27, 2013.

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