A Podcast of Interviews With Designers of Board Games, Card Games, Role Playing Games & Video Games.
PLEASE VISIT OUR CURRENT WEBSITE ON TUMBLR: WhoWhatWhyCast.Tumblr.com

NvP 2x01 - Minimus with Ken Burnside Ken Burnside is the creative director at Ad Astra Games.

Minimus is a 4 page role playing game (RPG) that is a complete generic roleplaying system. It has everything to cover all the standard DnD situations, minus the spell lists and etc. The interesting thing is the collaborative character creation system and the goal driven reward system.

We focus our discussion with Ken on the way he used his mechanics to foster the dynamics he considers to be key to a good role play session.



This episode is sponsored by the Accidental Survivors podcast.


Direct download: NvP_2x01_-_Minimus_with_Ken_Burnside.mp3
Category:Season 2 -- posted at: 12:00am EST



© 2007 [policy]


Description
On Who, What, Why? we discuss game design with game designers and try to learn more about the game design process from the people who design games. Each episode we interview a designer of card games, board games, role playing games, or video games. We have both mainstream and independent developers as guests.

Season 10 releases between March 16 and July 26

Subscribe


Support The Show
To get a designer on the show
[Donate A Game].
To help us out with the website
[Donate Some Dollars].

Search

Archives

October
August
July
June
May
March
February
January

December
October
September
August
July
June
April
February
January

December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
March
February
January

December
October
September
August
July
June
May

March
February

August
July
June
May
April

September
August
April
March
February
January

December
November
October
September
August
March

November
October
September
August
July
June

August 2009
S M T W T F S
     
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31