The Fortnite Founder: Tim Sweeney and Epic Games

How a kid with an Apple II computer became a video game billionaire.


Episode Notes

Epic Games changed the world of gaming with its smash hit Fortnite. But for founder Tim Sweeney, Fortnite was a culmination of everything he had learned since he received his first computer at age 11.

Podcast production by Jess Miller and Asha Saluja.

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About the Show

Navigating the marketplace is the original choose-your-own adventure. Thrilling Tales of Modern Capitalism takes a company in the news, and looks at its history to figure out why it finds itself in its present circumstances. Host Seth Stevenson brings you stories you may not have heard about the brands that shape how you live and work. And whether they’ve succeeded or failed, these companies have been on more of an adventure than you may have imagined. All episodes