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

Dec 31, 2018

Tanya Pobuda, author of the study "Assessing Gender and Racial Representation in the Board Game Industry," joined the show to talk about her article and the work she put into this important topic. We discussed her reasoning behind creating the study and many of its findings. This was quite an interesting...


Dec 7, 2018

Jerry Hawthorne, designer of Comanauts, joined me to talk about a few different topics. We discussed the announcement that Mice and Mystics might be coming to a big screen one day. We also discussed his latest game Comanauts and how it builds on what he achieved in the amazingly kid-friendly Stuffed Fables.

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Oct 29, 2018

Carla Kopp, owner of Weird Giraffe Games, came on the show to talk about her journey as a publisher. She also let us know what exactly is that animal in her logo. Finally, Carla discussed her latest Kickstarter endeavor Dreams of Tomorrow.

Okapi by Icons Producer from the Noun Project


Oct 29, 2018

Kyle Ferrin, illustrator of Root and Vast, joined me to talk about his process for creating art for board games. He details how he got into board game art and how he uses art in other areas of his life. We also discuss some of his influences.

Raccoon by Alexander Skowalsky from the Noun Project


Sep 22, 2018

Adam Rebotarro, co-creator and artist for Sentinels of the Multiverse, joined me to talk about his growth as an artist. We focused on how he reacted to unwanted criticism and how he turned that into a drive to become a better artist. We also discuss some of our complaints about the modern comic industry.

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