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

Oct 13, 2021

Travis Drake of Brouhaha Games joined me to talk about his game company, which has a unique angle in the hobby. He makes games mostly dedicated to Halloween (or celebrations close to Halloween). We discussed his unique status in the hobby and upcoming Kickstarter title Hysteria, featuring beautiful artwork from...


Sep 29, 2021

Jay Shipinski and Jonny Pac joined me to talk about the insights Jay gained from playing 365+ games every day without stopping. He and his family documented their gaming, sometimes with fun costumes, and they were even featured on their local news station. We explored how Jay's insights might help us think about...


Sep 29, 2021

Douglas Cole, owner of Gaming Ballistic and publisher of a bunch of Fantasy Trip stuff, joined me to talk about why he ran a BackerKit campaign for his latest TFT product and what he learned from that campaign. We also discussed logistics with regards to small RPG book publishers.

Gaming Ballistic has a BackerKit...


Sep 28, 2021

In this episode, my usual crew of Ode, Julian, and Jonny Pac joined me to talk about working on second editions of games. We explore why and how designers work on second editions and how second editions can bring life back to an older game.