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

Sep 10, 2020

Rory Muldoon, designer of Skora and graphic designer, joined me to talk about the game and its creation. We also talked about his self-imposed role as art director for his games and why it was important to him to be involved on the artwork side of his games.

You can find Skora wherever all fine games are sold.


Aug 22, 2020

This episode is another broad topic discussion, this time featuring Jonny Pac, Ode, and Julian Steindorfer. We discuss feedback and criticism and how important it is to be able to take criticism as a designer. We explore our own journeys as designers who have had to become better at listening to feedback.

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Aug 19, 2020

Omari Akil, co-designer of Rap Godz and co-owner of Board Game Brothas, joined me to talk about Rap Godz. One tidbit on the origins of the game is how Omari helped Hamu take the game from something mass market to the hobby hit is has become today.

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Aug 16, 2020

Ode, designer of Cooper Island and La Granja, joined me to talk about his games and his ideas about design. Ode detailed his beginnings in game design and his relationship with noted designer Uwe Rosenberg. One tidbit that really stuck with me was about how Ode used inspirations from other designers in his own games....

Aug 13, 2020

Eric Slauson, designer of party games Tattoo Stories and the upcoming MonsDrawCity, joined me to talk about designing party games. We talked about the ways in which he approaches his designs and how he enhances the party game feel.

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