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  1. Episode #116: Buying and Selling with Soren Johnson & Scott Hamden

    Episode #116: Buying and Selling with Soren Johnson & Scott Hamden

    Description

    Soren is back with forum member and early Offworld Trading Company playtester Scott Hamden to talk with Dirk about the current state of the game. Offworld Trading Company is taking form as it prepares for early access on Steam and a wider user base for even more feedback.

    Contact Information

    Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer, www.CQGames.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.comSoren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com, idlethumbs.net/designernotes

    Scott Hamden – indczn@gmail.com

    Episode Outline

    0:00:22 – Current state of the game

    0:03:04 – Scott’s experience with OTC

    0:05:38 – Stages of alpha and graphics

    0:09:31 – Soren’s involvement in the art process

    0:13:59 – Watching the process as a fan

    0:20:15 – Tweaking game values

    0:34:53 – Buying and selling of stocks

    0:42:39 – Multiplayer games

    0:48:38 – Feature count

    0:57:13 – Playtesters and forum interaction

    1:04:19 – Upcoming milestones

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2015/01/27/episode-116-buying-and-selling-with-soren-johnson-scott-hamden/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  2. Episode #94: Offworld Trading Company

    Episode #94: Offworld Trading Company

    Description

    Jon and Dirk talk to game designer and TGDRT regular Soren Johnson about his upcoming game, Offworld Trading Company. His real time strategy economic game is currently in beta. Soren talks about the state of the game and the challenges he has in front of him.

     

    Contact Information

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

    Soren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com

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

    Episode Outline

    0:02:56 – “The Sid Way”

    0:08:59 – The inspiration for OTC

    0:20:41 – Gameplay

    0:35:35 – Sound design

    0:39:15 – The exploration phase

    0:47:04 – Current challenges

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/08/26/episode-94-offworld-trading-company/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  3. Episode #93: Dynamic Campaigns

    Episode #93: Dynamic Campaigns

    Description

    Ananda Gupta joins Dirk and Soren to talk about Dynamic campaigns. Series like Total War and XCOM merge tactical battles with larger strategic campaigns – what do these games do well, and what challenges seem to be omnipresent?

     

    Contact Information

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

    Soren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com

    Ananda Gupta – @agauntpanda

     

    Episode Outline

    0:00:28 – Ananda’s background

    0:04:38 – Dynamic Campaigns

    0:08:05 – Crusader Kings II

    0:10:35 – Pacing

    0:15:40 – XCOM

    0:31:54 – Wargame

    0:35:57 – Rise of Nations

    0:46:49 – Offworld Trading Company

    0:52:11 – Rise of Legends

    1:06:34 – Imperial Struggle

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/08/19/episode-93-dynamic-campaigns/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu