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Episode #92: Et tu, Brute?

Episode #92: Et tu, Brute?

Description

Dirk, David, and Rob get together to talk about the betrayal as a game mechanic. Betrayal can bring out the worst in people – yelling, table flipping, and even physical violence. So why does it still get into so many games, and what makes it a compelling mechanic?

 

Contact Information

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

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

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:28 – Betrayal!

  • 0:04:41 – The mechanics

  • 0:12:34 – Betrayal at House on the Hill

  • 0:29:46 – Risk

  • 0:36:36 – The most dastardly of betrayals

  • 0:43:39 – Bang! and Werewolf

  • 0:54:40 – Seafall

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 #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