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  1. Episode #121: At the Gates Update with Jon Shafer

    Episode #121: At the Gates Update with Jon Shafer

    Description

    Former host and Game Design Roundtable co-founder Jon Shafer stops in to talk about At the Gates. Jon’s been hard at work adding features, taking out features, and polishing the game. Progress moves ever forward as the game becomes the game that Jon set out to make.

    Contact Information

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

    Jon Shafer – www.atthegatesgame.com, @jonshaferdesign, jonshaferondesign.com, jon.shafer@conifergames.com

    Episode Outline

    0:01:58 – Making changes in development

    0:06:56 – Clans

    0:11:57 – Developing the clan mechanic

    0:14:36 – Other changes to the game’s original design

    0:19:44 – Storytelling

    0:22:57 – Diplomacy

    0:26:46 – Romanization

    0:36:08 – Test groups

    0:39:51 – Food and player pressure

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2015/03/24/episode-121-at-the-gates-update-with-jon-shafer/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  2. The Game Design Round Table - Episode #91: At The Gates Progress Report

    Episode #91: At The Gates Progress Report

    Description

    Friend and co-founder of The Game Design Roundtable Jon Shafer stops by to talk about the status of his game At the Gates. Learn about the importance of tribes, one of Jon’s new features that adds replayability and personality to the game. Dirk, David, and Jon talk about how far the game has come and what’s coming up in the future.

     

    Contact Information

    Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer, www.CQGames.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

    David Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Jon Shafer – atthegatesgame.com, contact@conifergames.com, @jonshaferdesign

    Episode Outline

    0:01:15 – Impressions of At the Gates

    0:03:58 – Recent changes

    0:17:16 – Player choice and game duration

    0:21:16 – Clans

    0:34:44 – Unit health and healing

    0:43:01 – Personality

    0:50:23 – Migration

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/08/06/episode-91-at-the-gates-progress-report/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu