Christian Shelton, designer of Skate, joined me to talk about
the design of his game. We discussed the way the game came about
and how Christian focused on the essence of skating through the
On Who, What, Why? I discuss game design with those who make games and try to learn more about the game design process. Each episode I interview a designer, publisher, developer, artist, etc. of tabletop games such as card, board, or role playing. Some episodes discuss big ideas in design rather than individual games. I have both mainstream and independent developers as guests.