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

Jan 21, 2022

Christian Shelton, designer of Skate, joined me to talk about the design of his game. We discussed the way the game came about and how Christian focused on the essence of skating through the foot cards.

Check out the game on KS now.

Jan 15, 2022

Greg Loring-Albright, co-designer of Bloc by Bloc 3rd edition, joined me to talk about this game about social uprisings in a simulated oppressive state. We focused our conversation on the things that 3rd edition adds to the game and the way the game immerses the players in a social uprising.

You can look for the game on...

Jan 14, 2022

@RandyReiman, designer of Skate Summer--on KS 1/18/22 from @pandasaurusgame, joined me to talk about Skate Summer. We discussed how the game changed, how virtual playtesting helped, and how Tony Hawk Pro Skater inspired this game. Check out the game on Kickstarter on 1/18/22 if you like the game.

Dec 28, 2021

Carol Mertz, senior game designer at Exploding Kittens, designer of games like Pass the Buck, and cool experiences like Hell Couch, joined me on the show to talk about multidisciplinary design. We explored her life as a designer and how her experiences in different disciplines help designers better understand their...

Dec 10, 2021

Ken Spencer, partner at Frog God Games and writer of the Tome of Wondrous Items, joined me to talk about this new 5E supplemental on Kickstarter now. Our conversation focused on the guidelines that Ken and the team employ when creating items for an established system. He also shared a snapshot of the kinds of items that...