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Episode #107: Cooperative Gaming with Amy Jo Kim

Episode #107: Cooperative Gaming with Amy Jo Kim

Contact Information

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com
David Heron – @DavidVHeron
Amy Jo Kim – @amyjokim, www.shufflebrain.com, www.mvpdesignhacks.com

Episode Outline

  • 0:00:26 – The cooperative revolution
  • 0:04:35 – Amy Jo’s background
  • 0:13:14 – Zero-sum games
  • 0:23:28 – Mobile and free to play
  • 0:35:48 – Balancing feeling special and teamwork
  • 0:54:43 – Powerful mechanics in co-op
  • 0:57:10 – Steps for a new designer
Episode #106: Micro Games with Chris Handy

Episode #106: Micro Games with Chris Handy

Description

This week it’s a regular-sized show about micro-sized games when designer Chris Handy comes on to talk about his foray into the micro games market.

Contact Information

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

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

Chris Handy – @ChrisHandy, packogame.com

 

Episode Outline

  • 0:01:05 – Micro games

  • 0:07:54 – 20 Themes

  • 0:14:10 – Traditional and Euro games

  • 0:16:00 – Mobile and social games

  • 0:30:00 – Trends in micro games

  • 0:35:47 – Business aspects