Episode #93: Dynamic Campaigns with Ananda Gupta

Episode #93: Dynamic Campaigns with Ananda Gupta

Description

Ananda Gupta joins Dirk and Soren to talk about Dynamic campaigns. Series like Total War and XCOM merge tactical battles with larger strategic campaigns – what do these games do well, and what challenges seem to be omnipresent?

 

Contact Information

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

Soren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com

Ananda Gupta – @agauntpanda

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:28 – Ananda’s background

  • 0:04:38 – Dynamic Campaigns

  • 0:08:05 – Crusader Kings II

  • 0:10:35 – Pacing

  • 0:15:40 – XCOM

  • 0:31:54 – Wargame

  • 0:35:57 – Rise of Nations

  • 0:46:49 – Offworld Trading Company

  • 0:52:11 – Rise of Legends

  • 1:06:34 – Imperial Struggle

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