D’aww: a Dishonored developer explains his job to his mother


When we all celebrated Mother’s Day two months ago in the UK, Americans were conspicuous by their absence. None of us said anything at the time, of course – in this country, politeness trumps pragmatism. But somebody must have realised their mistake yesterday, and suddenly everyone in the US was driving across town to see their mothers, to try and rectify their mistake.

One of those people was Dishonored producer and game designer Seth Shain, who decided this weekend to detail to his mum precisely what he does for a living. Here’s how it went.

That was terribly sweet, but I really don’t think she’s any the wiser. Do you?

If you were busy placating your own mother yesterday, you might have missed our weekly playlist. We do it every week. There’s a bit about Dishonored in it.