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

Jul 30, 2021

Jeff and Jonny Pac joined me again to talk about playfulness and lightness of spirit in games. What do we think that looks like? How can we inject more of it in games? Do we need more of it in games?

I hope you enjoy this one. What do you think of when you think of playfulness?

Jul 24, 2021

Dr. Catherine Croft joined me to talk about educational games. We discussed these kinds of games and when these games work and when they don't. There was a lot of interesting stuff in this interview.

Jul 18, 2021

Steven Aramini joined me to talks about his 2 wallet sized games that pack an enormous game play punch: Sprawlopolis and Agropolis. We discussed where these games came from and how Steven and his co-designers developed such interesting tiny games.

Jul 10, 2021

Jessica Metheringham and Mill Goble of Dissent Games joined me to talk about their game Library Labyrinth. We discussed the games' genesis mechanically as well as its world-building. The game features 100 women and non-male characters. We discussed why they decided to create this game.

Jul 2, 2021

Thomassie Mangiok joined me to talk about his game Nunami. We discussed the game's origins and how it exemplifies aspects of Inuit worldview through both its gameplay and production. I hope you enjoy the conversation between myself and Thomassie.

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