Episode #115: Talking with Chelsea Howe

Episode #115: Talking with Chelsea Howe


Dirk and David are joined this week by Chelsea Howe, game design veteran and current employee at EA. Chelsea brings her experience to the show after working in a wide range of environments from large publishers to small game jams and independent projects.

Contact Information

Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer, www.CQGames.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron – @DavidVHeron

Chelsea Howe – @manojalpa, www.manojalpa.net


Episode Outline

0:00:17 – Chelsea’s background

0:08:16 – The mechanics of humor

0:10:52 – IP opportunities

0:13:43 – Why F2P big license games may not work

0:29:37 – Video gaming demographics

0:31:29 – Game james

0:34:50 – Quality and quantity of games

0:40:04 – Working at different sized companies

0:48:37 – Are we all designers?