Episode 5 (Pop Cultures 1a): Mushroom 11

For anyone who has wondered, “How Would a Mushroom Play a Video Game?

Pop Cultures is a miniseries within Morel Dilemma that explores how fungi and mushrooms are used and presented in media. In the first installment, Izzie talks with Julia Keren-Detar, who helped develop of Mushroom 11, a puzzle platform game like no other. The protagonist is an amorphous green gob that can’t run, jump, or push.¬†Instead of controlling the character, players destroy it. And instead of defeating enemies, the blob absorbs them. Find out how real-world fungi inspired Julia and her team to create this game, which is now available on mobile!

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