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Tagged with “designing” (2)

  1. Episode #119: Foxtrot Games with Randy Hoyt

    Episode #119: Foxtrot Games with Randy Hoyt


    Dirk and David talk to Randy Hoyt of Foxtrot games about the art of publishing board games. Randy talks about his preference of publishing over designing, the role a good publisher can play in the success of a board game, and the releases of Foxtrot games.

    Contact Information

    Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer,, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Randy Hoyt -@foxtrotgames,,, @randyhoyt

    Episode Outline

    0:00:15 – Foxtrot Games

    0:08:14 – Refining a game’s design

    0:10:09 – Themes

    0:13:01 – Publishing vs designing

    0:27:42 – Changing a game’s theme

    0:32:25 – Getting designs to publishers

    0:47:36 – Where Foxtrot fits

    0:56:05 – Future projects

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  2. Episode #111: Game Design and Education with Erin Hoffman

    Episode #111: Game Design and Education with Erin Hoffman


    Dirk and David sit down with game designer and writer Erin Hoffman to talk about her extensive background in game design for education,interacting with the users, and some deep talks on the role of art in games.

    Contact Information 

    Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer,, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Erin Hoffman –, @gryphoness

    Episode Outline

    0:00:17 – Erin’s background

    0:01:50 – Umberto Eco and art

    0:16:44 – Interfacing with users

    0:20:59 – Staying connected

    0:28:34 – Designing for kids

    0:33:56 – Lessons learned

    0:41:05 – Learning styles

    0:48:59 – Sense of Wonder

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu