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Castle Dice is a castle-building, dice-drafting game where players get to roll handfuls of dice in order to collect resources and build pieces of a castle. What makes this game unique is the dice-drafting mechanic. Players' eyes are kept glued to the table where those dice lay because not only will the dice you choose help you build your castle, but dice from your opponents may also provide avenues to win.

Our conversation focused on how Luke's company Fun to 11 approaches the games it publishes. Luke's goal with Fun to 11 is to make games he wants to see in the market but not necessarily publish a lot of games. We also learned what inspired Castle Dice and how Luke wanted to keep players focused on the table rather than their surroundings. Finally, we learned that Luke is known for creating the toy/game Bakugan in his non-board game life (which still includes games and toys).

If you would like to learn more about Fun to 11 Games, please visit Fun to 11.

Direct download: 07_W3_S13_E07_Castle_Dice_with_Luke_Peterschmidt_1.mp3
Category:Season 13 -- posted at: 10:55pm EDT



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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.

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