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Month: April 2015

Episode #123: Isaac Shalev and On Board Games

Episode #123: Isaac Shalev and On Board Games

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

Isaac Shalev – @KindFortress, kindfortress.com, onboardgames.net

Episode Outline

  • 0:01:31 – Isaac’s background

  • 0:07:43 – Telling cultural stories

  • 0:19:32 – Ravenous River

  • 0:25:31 – Kickstarter

  • 0:34:09 – Isaac’s gaming habits

  • 0:46:59 – Future Kickstarter plans
Episode: #122: Feedback

Episode: #122: Feedback

Description

Dirk, David, and Rob talk about all of the primary forms of feedback that developers have at their disposal. Reviews can be educational, helpful, or downright depressing. Playtesters can offer amazing insight or unwanted suggestions. Listen in to find out how to balance the good with the bad.

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com
David Heron – @DavidVHeron
Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, rob.daviau@ironwallgames.com

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:17 – Feedback and reviews

  • 0:15:57 – The context of reviews

  • 0:21:39 – Previous game reviews

  • 0:27:35 – Guided recommendations

  • 0:33:06 – Feedback from playtesters

  • 0:47:00 – What makes a good playtester