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Dan Letzring and Nicholas Yu joined me to talk about their game Adventure Tactics Domianne's Tower. This is a deck-building board game homage to Final Fantasy Tactics, an amazing game from the PS1 era. We discussed how this game built a vibrant class system in the style of FFT among other topics.

Credits: adventure by Sukuasli from the Noun Project

Direct download: W3_S21_E02_Adventure_Tactics_with_Dan_Letzring_and_Nicholas_Yu_80.mp3
Category:Season 21 -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Alexander Argyropoulis, founder of Mage Company, joined me to talk about sleeve production and the intricacies that go into producing sleeves and distinguishing one's company among the rest. Alex also talked about the various lessons he has learned over the last few years running Kickstarter campaigns.

Credit: sleeve by Llisole from the Noun Project

Direct download: W3_S21_E03_Wearing_Our_Hearts_on_Our_Sleeves_with_Mage_Company96.mp3
Category:Season 21 -- posted at: 11:35am EST

Rob Daviau, designer of many Legacy games, Fireball Island, and the upcoming Dark Tower, joined me to talk about the importance of components. This conversation is short but packed with lots of great insight from a guy who has had a long career designing fantastic products for gamers.

Credits: component by Gregor Cresnar from the Noun Project

Direct download: W3_S21_E02_Components_with_Rob_Daviau.mp3
Category:Season 21 -- posted at: 11:57am EST



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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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