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Month: February 2014

Episode #67: Game Phases & Pivots

Episode #67: Game Phases & Pivots

Contact Information

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

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

Rob Daviau – @RobDaviauGamer, Rob.Daviau@IronWallGames.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:22 – Pivot Points

  • 0:15:00 – Pacing Point of No Return

  • 0:21:20 – Chess

  • 0:27:14 – The Designer’s Perspective

  • 0:34:35 – Game Phases

  • 0:42:00 – Pivots in Mechanics
Episode #65: Real-Time. With Geoff Engelstein

Episode #65: Real-Time. With Geoff Engelstein

Contact Information

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

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

Geoff Engelstein – @GEngelstein, www.ludology.net, geoff@ludology.net

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:03:30 – Real-time tabletop games

  • 0:12:29 – Inspirations

  • 0:16:22 – Wargames

  • 0:24:52 – User experience

  • 0:29:59  – The road to tabletop

  • 0:33:22 –  Designing with your kids

  • 0:43:58 – Future projects

  • 0:49:31 – Theme & learning

  • 1:01:46 – Kickstarter