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Month: March 2013

Episode #20: ‘Tomorrow’, Abnercon Games & Updates

Episode #20: ‘Tomorrow’, Abnercon Games & Updates

 

Contact Information

Jon Shafer – @JonShaferDesign, www.JonShaferOnDesign.com, Jon.Shafer@ConiferGames.com

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:55 – Kickstarter Update

  • 0:07:45 – Wrapping up Tomorrow

  • 0:46:20 – The World Cup Game & Luck

  • 0:56:55 – Railroad Tycoon, Turn Order & Borrowing Shares

  • 1:12:30 – The Letdown of Mare Nostrum

 

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Episode #19: Diplomacy & Allan Calhamer. With Jim Burgess

Episode #19: Diplomacy & Allan Calhamer. With Jim Burgess

 

Diplomacy (Allan Calhamer)


Contact Information

Jon Shafer – @JonShaferDesign, www.JonShaferOnDesign.com, Jon.Shafer@ConiferGames.com

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

 

Jim Burgess – EuroDip.Nuxit.net, www.DiplomacyWorld.net, JFBurgess@Gmail.com

 


Episode Outline

  • 0:00:45 – The passing of Allan Calhamer


  • 0:05:25 – The basics of Diplomacy

  • 0:21:05 – What sets Diplomacy apart?

  • 0:25:50 – The Diplomacy community

  • 0:36:15 – How could Diplomacy be improved?

  • 0:44:25 – The future of Diplomacy

  • 0:53:30 – Diplomacy players are crazy and awesome

  • 1:05:05 – The design legacy of Diplomacy

  • 1:20:15 – Housekeeping

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Episode #18: Spelunky. With Derek Yu

Episode #18: Spelunky. With Derek Yu

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Contact Information

Jon Shafer – @JonShaferDesign, www.JonShaferOnDesign.com, Jon.Shafer@ConiferGames.com
Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

Derek Yu – www.DerekYu.com

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Episode Outline

  • 00:50 – Housekeeping
  • 2:05 – What is Spelunky?
  • 5:20 – Random Maps and Levels
  • 14:05 – The Artist/Designer Hybrid
  • 31:40 – Research and Inspiration
  • 1:02:30 – What’s Next For Derek?

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Episode #17: Kickstarter & Fate Core. With Fred Hicks

Episode #17: Kickstarter & Fate Core. With Fred Hicks


Check out the At the Gates Kickstarter page!

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Contact Information

Jon Shafer – @JonShaferDesign, www.JonShaferOnDesign.com, Jon.Shafer@ConiferGames.com
Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

Fred Hicks – @FredHicks, www.DeadlyFredly.com, www.EvilHat.com

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Episode Outline

  • 00:50 – Housekeeping
  • 01:55 – Who is Fred Hicks?
  • 04:45 – The Process of Launching a Kickstarter Campaign
  • 13:30 – Kickstarter Challenges & Mistakes
  • 26:45 – The Future of Kickstarter
  • 46:10 – Fate Core & Fred’s Design Process

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