A Podcast of Interviews With Designers of Board Games, Card Games, Role Playing Games & Video Games.
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Grant Rodiek, designer of the hit game Cry Havoc, joins me for a discussion about the game. We talk about where the game came from, and I learn it was originally themed 1800s European military. We focus on the difficulty in designing asymmetric powers and making those different enough to give each player its own feel. Finally, we spend some time discussing Portal's influence on the final product and their eagerness in continuing to support it.

If you like the game, please visit your local game store (or buy online). If you'd like to learn more about Grant visit Hyperbolegames.com.

Direct download: 07_W3_S15_E07_Cry_Havoc_with_Grant_Rodiek_2.mp3
Category:Season 15 -- posted at: 9:17pm 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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