Dishonored video interview: Harvey Smith and Raf Colantonio talk player freedom

During the recent Dishonored event I cornered co-creative directors Harvey Smith (Deus Ex) and Raf Colantonio (Arx Fatalis, Dark Messiah of Might and Magic) for a chat about designing open-ended games, the problem of player freedom, and the nature of Corvo's magical benefactor, the Outsider.

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Chris Thursten

Joining in 2011, Chris made his start with PC Gamer turning beautiful trees into magazines, first as a writer and later as deputy editor. Once PCG's reluctant MMO champion , his discovery of Dota 2 in 2012 led him to much darker, stranger places. In 2015, Chris became the editor of PC Gamer Pro, overseeing our online coverage of competitive gaming and esports. He left in 2017, and can be now found making games and recording the Crate & Crowbar podcast.