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James is joined by special guests! Check out their games:

(Left) Fred Wan - Legend of the Five Rings (L5R): http://bit.ly/1ilha8U

(Right) Kayd Hendricks - ARK: Survival Evolved: http://bit.ly/1LP4aC4
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With PAX 2015 interrupting his regular production schedule for James Recommends, James instead sat down with two game designers to talk about a current issue in the world of games. Fred Wan (Legend of the Five Rings) and Kayd Hendricks (ARK: Survival Evolved) talk with James about Microsoft's acquisition of Minecraft. Upcoming additions like Minecraft Story Mode as well as the support of projects like MinecraftEdu reveal the company's interest in expanding the brand, but can a monolithic company like Microsoft remain true to the indie spirit that made Minecraft the success it is today?

Minecraft Story Mode: http://bit.ly/1JGqEo3
MinecraftEdu: http://bit.ly/1LP4P6F
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Recommended for you!

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