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Tagged with “designers” (2)

  1. Play Episode 175


    This podcast is intended as a peek behind the curtain at Plaid Hat Games. The show is hosted by Alex Eding with frequent

    appearances by Colby Dauch - Owner of Plaid Hat Games, Game designers Mr. Bistro, Isaac Vega, and Jerry Hawthorne, and many

    more including Brian Beyke, James Sitz, Dave Richards, and Peter Wocken.


    Episode 174

    All About Ashes

    Alex grills Isaac about ashes with special guests Bob and Joe. Hilarity ensues.

    Episode 173

    Game Design Challenges

    Colby, Isaac, Jerry, and Peter talk about the challenges in their current designs.

    Episode 172

    The State of Summoner Wars

    Brian is joined by SW aficionados Frank, Christy, and James to talk about where Alliances has taken summoner wars.

    Episode 171

    Games we Keep Coming Back to

    Colby hosts and talks to Bistro, Dave, and Nate about games we always come back to and why!

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  2. 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,, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Chelsea Howe – @manojalpa,


    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?

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