The Binding of Isaac’s Biggest Secret Nearly Broke The Guy Who Made it

It’s 2:00 AM on a night this past fall, and The Binding of Isaac designer Edmund McMillen is in bed, watching a livestream of people digging a hole in Santa Ana, California on his phone. In just a few hours, he’ll have to wake up for his newborn’s first doctor visit. “What the fuck are you doing?” grumbles his wife.