Episode #73: MMO’s, RPG’s and Pathfinder with Ryan Dancey
Ryan Dancey joins Dirk and Soren to talk about tabletop RPGs and Pathfinder Online. What’s the cross-section between MMOs and traditional RPGs? Listen in to find out how Pathfinder took the helm from D&D and what their plans are for their upcoming MMO.
Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer
Soren Johnson – www.designer-notes.com, www.mohawkgames.com, @sorenjohnson
Ryan Dancey – @rsdancey
0:00:21 – Ryan’s background
0:03:18 – Ryan and game design
0:08:20 – The Pathfinder roleplaying game
0:21:10 – Do MMOs hurt tabletop RPG sales?
0:30:05 – Pathfinder online and Kickstarter
0:39:49 – “Theme Park” games vs. sandbox games
0:55:28 – Combat vs. relationships in RPGs