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

Oct 27, 2016

Cardboard Edison, the husband and wife pair who host the game design blog of the same name, also design their own games, and one of those games is currently on Kickstarter. Cobras is a trick-taking card game about feeding the market with cobras to collect on the reward for catching cobras. If the magistrate closes the...


Oct 25, 2016

Who, What, Why presents our twenty-ninth episode of Designing Games with Game Designers featuring Chris Chung, designer of Lanterns. In this episode we discussed the idea of a board game about Dust: An Elysian Tale. Chris provided most of the background to the game itself while I did a lot of the "designing." The reason...


Oct 19, 2016

Metatopia is a convention that takes place in Morristown, NJ each year as part of the Dexposure suite of conventions. This one is dedicated to designers and publishers in the form a play-testing convention. Here budding and seasoned game designers can get valuable feedback on their designs that may or may not turn...


Oct 12, 2016

Who, What, Why presents our twenty-eighth episode of Designing Games with Game Designers featuring Chris Zinsli and Eric from Cardboard Edison. In this episode we discussed the idea of a Duck Hunt board game. I think we came up with some good stuff.


Oct 7, 2016

I apologize for my stupid joke, but I couldn't help myself. Rule & Make is a publishing company owned by a pair of Australian game designers. They are responsible for games like Burger Up, Skyward (now on Kickstarter), and more. I invited them on the show to learn more about what they do and broaden my own knowledge...