Ep. 3 – Firewatch and the National Forest Service

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Firewatch game cover art
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Osborne Fire Finder device in Firewatch

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Above: WPA National Park Service advertising posters
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Spruce Mountain Fire Lookout, Wyoming
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Wapiti Ranger Station, Shoshone National Forest
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Groben’s plan guidelines
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Groben’s building orientation diagram

Atmospheric background music in this episode is credited to Chris Remo. Bandcamp link to Firewatch game original score, composed by Chris Remo: https://camposantogames.bandcamp.com/album/firewatch-original-score

New Deal Era WPA National Parks Posters – Public Domain Library of Congress

“The Art of Firewatch” Jane Ng, Campo Santo, at GDC 2015: http://gdcvault.com/play/1022295/The-Art-of

“A History of the Architecture of the USDA Forest Service”: http://www.foresthistory.org/ASPNET/Publications/architecture/contents.htm

Spuce Mountain Fire Lookout: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mbr/recarea/?recid=22888

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