A Podcast of Interviews With Designers of Board Games, Card Games, Role Playing Games & Video Games.
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Steven Aramini, designer of Animal Kingdoms, joined the show to talk about his game, the first one published by Galactic Raptor Games. We focused on the design of the game and his experience with Kickstarter; plus some of our thoughts on the use of Kickstarter as a platform.

If you like this one and want to back it, check it out on Kickstarter now (1/8/19)

simba by Ben Davis from the Noun Project
Crown by AFY Studio from the Noun Project

 

Direct download: W3_S20_E04_Animal_Kingdoms_with_Steven_Aramini80.mp3
Category:Season 20 -- posted at: 9:39pm EST

Tanya Pobuda, author of the study "Assessing Gender and Racial Representation in the Board Game Industry," joined the show to talk about her article and the work she put into this important topic. We discussed her reasoning behind creating the study and many of its findings. This was quite an interesting conversation.

Sexism by Egorova Valentina from the Noun Project

Direct download: W3_S20_E03_Gender_Representation_with_Tanya_Pobuda96.mp3
Category:Season 20 -- posted at: 2:45pm EST

Jerry Hawthorne, designer of Comanauts, joined me to talk about a few different topics. We discussed the announcement that Mice and Mystics might be coming to a big screen one day. We also discussed his latest game Comanauts and how it builds on what he achieved in the amazingly kid-friendly Stuffed Fables.

bedsores by dDara from the Noun Project

Direct download: W3_S20_E02_Collective_Storytelling_with_Jerry_Hawthorne80.mp3
Category:Season 20 -- posted at: 8:39pm EST

Carla Kopp, owner of Weird Giraffe Games, came on the show to talk about her journey as a publisher. She also let us know what exactly is that animal in her logo. Finally, Carla discussed her latest Kickstarter endeavor Dreams of Tomorrow.

Okapi by Icons Producer from the Noun Project

Direct download: W3_S20_E01_Publishing_with_Weird_Giraffe_Games_64.mp3
Category:Season 20 -- posted at: 8:41pm 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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