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

Aug 31, 2021

Fabricio Leotti, designer of Hyperwars from Dice Coalition Games, joined me to talk about his game and its design. We discussed genre, mechanics, and manufacturing during a pandemic.

Aug 31, 2021

Lucas Sosnick, designer of Crisis on Cardea from Green Street Games, joined me to talk about his game and his design process. Lucas is the 2nd teenager to be a guest on my show, and we discussed what got him into games and why he decided to design one of his own. If his game sounds like something you'd like, go check it...

Aug 30, 2021

Joe Slack (@CrazyBrdGameGuy), designer of Relics of Rajavihara and owner of Crazy Like a Box Games, joined me to talk about creating an expansion for his game (soon on Kickstarter). We discussed why and when an expansion makes sense, and of course, talked about the shipping crisis. If you like the game, check...

Aug 20, 2021

Alyssa Faden (@AlyssaFadenMaps), an RPG cartographer, joined me to talk about how she got into cartography and how she produces highly detailed maps as a way of expressing her own role-playing creativity. She worked recently on a map for Necropolis from Frog God Games

Aug 18, 2021

Andrew Canle, designer and educator, joined me to discuss developing games to improve discussion in class. This work also ties in with his doctoral work. Teaching kids how to become conversant is such an important aspect of creating a more engaging class, so this was an interesting discussion for me as a teacher.