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Episode #121: At the Gates Update with Jon Shafer

Episode #121: At the Gates Update with Jon Shafer

Description

Former host and Game Design Roundtable co-founder Jon Shafer stops in to talk about At the Gates. Jon’s been hard at work adding features, taking out features, and polishing the game. Progress moves ever forward as the game becomes the game that Jon set out to make.

Contact Information

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com
David Heron – @DavidVHeron
Jon Shafer – www.atthegatesgame.com, @jonshaferdesign, jonshaferondesign.com, jon.shafer@conifergames.com

Episode Outline

  • 0:01:58 – Making changes in development

  • 0:06:56 – Clans

  • 0:11:57 – Developing the clan mechanic

  • 0:14:36 – Other changes to the game’s original design

  • 0:19:44 – Storytelling

  • 0:22:57 – Diplomacy

  • 0:26:46 – Romanization

  • 0:36:08 – Test groups

  • 0:39:51 – Food and player pressure

Episode #83: Games All the Way Down with Harrison Pink

Episode #83: Games All the Way Down with Harrison Pink

Description

Harrison Pink returns to the show to talk with Dirk and David about playing games. This episode is all about what games our panel has been playing and how they have reacted as both players and designers.

 

Contact Information

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

Harrison Pink – harrisonpink.com, @colonialpink, harrisonpink@gmail.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:01:33 – Sir, You Are Being Hunted and stealth

  • 0:09:12 – Splendor

  • 0:28:26 – Diplomacy

  • 0:39:56 – Neptune’s Pride

  • 0:44:49 – Dune

  • 1:01:16 – X-Wing Miniatures