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Month: October 2017

#181: Listener Questions with David and Dirk

#181: Listener Questions with David and Dirk


David Heron – @DavidVHeron
Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer,,

Episode Outline

  • 0:13 Listener Questions
  • 0:33 What are the most common mistakes new designers make with blind playtesting?
  • 6:55 What is the current state in board game printing?
  • 8:44 How does it work with games with lots of mini’s?
  • 10:56 Will 3D printing change how mini’s are handled?
  • 11:46 When you start designing a game, how much research do you do in the genre?
  • 15:00 What are the pros and cons of physical cards vs digital?
  • 21:21 Any advice on identifying broken strategies before taking a game to external testers?
  • 27:03 On a desert island, what games do David and Dirk pick?