#296 Listener QuestionsListener Questions
Dirk and David gather for another round of listener questions! They answer how to balance mechanical options and variety in a game, trends in how genres are under- or over-utilized, and the impact of live streaming on designing and marketing a game. Topics include the evolution of Legend of the Five Rings, the gameplay loops of extraction shooters and battle royales, and polarizing opinions on the idle/clicker genre.
0:00 Beginning of Show
0:58 End of Intro
1:52 How do you balance the number of available mechanics?
10:11 Creating unintended problems by fixing others
19:12 Are there types of games that are under or over explored?
27:47 How does the influence of VoD or Live Streaming affect game design and marketing?
42:37 What are your favorite bad games?
53:43 End of Show
In this Episode
David V. Heron - @davidvheron
Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer