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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 1, 2009

Andrew Looney is owner and sole designer for Looney Labs (yes its his real name!)

Fluxx is a card game with constantly changing rules. It has gone though many versions and flavors. The current iteration is version 4.0 and some flavors are Monty Python and Zombie Fluxx.

We ask Andy about the aesthetics of his game. We...


Sep 22, 2009

Corey Konieczka is a game designer at Fantasy Flight Games.

Battelstar Galactia The Board Game is inspired by the reimagined TV show of the same name. The game play mirrors the kinds of events and paranoia prevalent in seasons 1 & 2 of the show.

We discuss with Corey the dynamics of the game. The dynamics match so...


Sep 11, 2009

James Ernest is a owner and lead designer for Cheapass Games. You can purchase the game he designed for Cheapass at Paizo.com.

Kill Doctor Lucky is a murder mastery board game, where you are the potential murderer. The problem is Doctor Lucky is... well... lucky!

Our conversation with James centers on game tuning. We...


Sep 1, 2009

This is part 2 of a 2 part interview Goto Part 1

Vincent Baker is the owner of and designer for Lumpley Games

Dogs in the Vineyard is an Inde RPG aka "Story Game". In the words of the designer "it's about teenage Mormons with guns". Dogs is an innovative RPG that has garnered much acclaim for its story...


Aug 22, 2009

This is part 1 of a 2 part interview Goto Part 2

Vincent Baker is the owner of and designer for Lumpley Games

Dogs in the Vineyard is an Inde RPG aka "Story Game". In the words of the designer "it's about teenage Mormons with guns". Dogs is an innovative RPG that has garnered much acclaim for its story...