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A podcast about topics in game design featuring all of the many people who come together to make games possible.

Jan 27, 2016

Vincent Dutrait, the well-known board game artist and illustrator, joined us for a chat about the process of illustrating art for board games. Vincent has illustrated a lot of popular board games like Discoveries, Lewis and Clark, Tschak!, the 2nd edition of Medici, and many, many more.

Our discussion focused on Vincent...


Jan 23, 2016

Who, What, Why presents our twelfth episode of Designing Games with Game Designers which features Cédrick Chaboussit, designer of Discoveries and Lewis & Clark, as well as Anne Cecile and Cédric Lefebvre, owners of Ludonaute. In this episode we use the themes, components, and mechanics found on the cards in Unpub,...


Jan 16, 2016

Ignacy Trzewiczek, owner of Portal Games and designer of games like Robinson Crusoe and Imperial Settlers, shared his thoughts with us on board game design and publishing.

Our discussion focused on his process for designing and publishing games. We explored the idea of how games create narrative experiences and why that...


Jan 12, 2016

Who, What, Why presents our eleventh episode of Designing Games with Game Designers which features Jason Kingsley and Charles Wright, designers of Ophir. In this episode we use the themes, components, and mechanics found on the cards in Unpub, the card game from Doug Levandowski and J.R. Honeycut. Jason and Charles'...


Jan 6, 2016

Jason Tagmire, owner of Button Shy Games and designer of Seven 7's among others, brings to the hobby a concept similar to a Wine of the Month Club. Starting this January Button Shy brings a monthly board game club to Patreon for board gamers. Every month of this year Button Shy is organizing both kickstarter and...