#304 Listener Questions November 2023

Listener Questions


It’s time for another round of listener questions! In this episode, Dirk and David field questions from the community, discussing a variety of subjects. Topics include the validity and usefulness of player taxonomies, the pros and cons of game jams, and the considerations that go into creating an expansion for physical and digital products.

Episode Outline

0:00 Beginning of Show

1:10 End of Intro

1:26 AI-Assisted Tools

11:49 Using Player Taxonomies

18:10 One Thing that Changed How You Design Games

27:19 Benefits and Downsides of Game Jams

32:00 Should Expansions be Designed as Standalone

42:08 Designing to Funnel Mainstream into Hobby

57:36 Outro

58:32 End of Show

In this Episode

David V. Heron - @davidvheron
Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer

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