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Episode #90: A Trip Down Memory Lane with Harrison Pink

Episode #90: A Trip Down Memory Lane with Harrison Pink

 

Description

Dirk, David, and Harrison Pink get together to reminisce about the games that they enjoyed in their youth. Check out the extensive list below – how many did you play?

 

Contact Information

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

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

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:37 – Monopoly

  • 0:08:56 – The Game of Life

  • 0:13:18 – Risk

  • 0:23:11 – Crazy Eights

  • 0:26:03 – Clue

  • 0:30:14 – Scotland Yard

  • 0:35:40 – Mastermind

  • 0:39:25 – Mousetrap

  • 0:41:50 – Fireball Island

  • 0:47:27 – Dark Tower

  • 0:48:54 – Trivial Pursuit

  • 0:52:24 – King’s Quest

  • 0:59:19 – Ultima Online

Episode #88: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Episode #88: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

 

Description

Dirk, David, and Rob get together to talk about information. What are the advantages and disadvantages of perfect information games? How much is “enough” for each player to know? And how does Monopoly cause fist fights?

 

Contact Information

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, rob.daviau@ironwallgames.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:53 – Fog of war and limited information

  • 0:05:31 – Information and scoring

  • 0:14:23 – Game length

  • 0:33:07 – Seafall

  • 0:37:40 – Good examples of hidden information

  • 0:45:50 – War Stories
Episode #69: Players as Designers

Episode #69: Players as Designers

Contact Information

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

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:38 – House Rules

  • 0:07:20 – Modding

  • 0:17:48 – Tabletop Games

  • 0:30:30 – Optional Rules

  • 0:38:55 – Our House Rules

  • 0:43:58 – Allowing for Player Creativity

  • 0:55:40 – Opening Up the Design Process

  • 1:03:35 – From Modder to Designer
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