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

Mar 22, 2010

Dungeons and Dragons is the grand-daddy of all RPGs. Its influence is so far reaching, its amazing. If you ever killed a monster, took its stuff, got experience points and then leveled up you owe DnD a huge debt.

We interviewed Mike Mearls the current lead designer of Dungeons and Dragons. We discuss with him the design...


Mar 11, 2010

Pandemic is a cooperative board game about saving the Earth from deadly diseases. We discuss with Matt Leacock the challenges unique to cooperative board games


Mar 1, 2010

In this episode we talk to Vincent Baker about his rpg Poison'd. We discuss with him the his intent in designing the game. We also talk about what its like to reuse / re-purpose ideas (like escalation) in a new RPG. Also we talk about the controversy (so listen to the end)