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Pattie Umali


Pattie Umali is a game designer and granddaughter of a veteran. In her interview she shares excerpts of her grandmothers memoirs and talks about the game she made to honor her grandmother and Filipino veterans of WWII.

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She would tell me stories of her experiences even during nap time when I was a little toddler sucking my thumb.

(06:37) in full interview

My grandmother and my great grandfather are both characters in the game.

(26:54) in full interview


The fact that the Philippines was essentially an American colony for the first half of the 20th century is not something that most Americans today would want to come to terms with or have to face.

(38:29) in full interview


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