Exploit: Zero Day

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Future Proof Podcast 015

Future Proof Podcast 015

Happy November! Listen to this month's episode below or read the transcript online.

We cover a bunch of fun things:

  • Our ongoing community survey over at futureproofgames.com/2019survey! Help spread the word and get the survey out to folks you know. Taking the survey gets you a copy ...

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Exploit: Zero Day: Collecting Hacking Tactics

Exploit: Zero Day: Collecting Hacking Tactics

In writing for Exploit: Zero Day, we need to have characters using hacking techniques that aren't too far off what we think is possible. Thing is, neither of us are (or have ever been) hackers.

I (Melissa), however, have some specific sources I use to seed ideas for tactics characters might use: cybersecurity news.

It sounds boring, like reading dry academic papers of new tweaks on cryptographic techniques. Or ho-hum, like yet another hospital attacked with ransomware.

But not only are there some unusual events going on, there are also witty commentary, well-crafted journalism, and surprisingly science fictiony techniques at play. It's pretty fascinating to keep up on, even if you aren't specifically writing in the cyberpunk genre.

So here's where I get my news in a pretty low-key way:

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Future Proof Podcast 014

We're back in action! Listen to this month's episode below or read the transcript online.

We cover a few topics:

  • Our community survey is out! It's the first time we've done a wide push to get advice and feedback of this sort, and we appreciate everyone ...

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Cultivating Insurgency 1.0.0 Released!

Cultivating Insurgency 1.0.0 Released!

It ended up taking longer than we expected, but we've just released the first version of "Cultivating Insurgency"! It's free to download for PC, Mac, and Linux.

"Cultivating Insurgency" is a little run-based, turn-based strategy game we started for LOWREZJAM 2019 where you play guerrilla gardeners fighting cops ...

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