Episode #61: Don’t Starve. With Kevin Forbes

Episode #61: Don’t Starve. With Kevin Forbes

Contact Information

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

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

Kevin Forbes – @TheKRF

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:27 – Kevin’s design background

  • 0:03:06 – What is Don’t Starve?

  • 0:05:56 – Environmental cycles

  • 0:08:33 – Balancing & playtesting

  • 0:13:39 – Crafting

  • 0:28:55 – Death & resurrection

  • 0:31:35 – Sanity

  • 0:34:02 – Audience

  • 0:36:30 – Klei

  • 0:38:56 – Developing a procedural game

  • 0:53:43 – Advice for designers
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