Episode #51: Alpha Centauri & Evolving as a Designer. With Brian Reynolds

Episode #51: Alpha Centauri & Evolving as a Designer. With Brian Reynolds

 

Contact Information

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

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

Brian Reynolds – @TheDesignChief, www.BrianReynolds.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:01:42 – Brian’s path into design

  • 0:12:20 – Brian’s design approach

  • 0:21:47 – Shifting genres

  • 0:38:35 – How important is accuracy?

  • 0:43:00 – Building the ‘Alpha Centauri’ universe

  • 0:55:45 – Integrating story into a strategy game

  • 1:08:20 – The legacy of ‘Alpha Centauri’

  • 1:23:10 – What’s next for Brian?

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