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  1. Episode: #122: Feedback

    Episode: #122: Feedback

    Description

    Dirk, David, and Rob talk about all of the primary forms of feedback that developers have at their disposal. Reviews can be educational, helpful, or downright depressing. Playtesters can offer amazing insight or unwanted suggestions. Listen in to find out how to balance the good with the bad.

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

    Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, rob.daviau@ironwallgames.com

    Episode Outline

    0:00:17 – Feedback and reviews

    0:15:57 – The context of reviews

    0:21:39 – Previous game reviews

    0:27:35 – Guided recommendations

    0:33:06 – Feedback from playtesters

    0:47:00 – What makes a good playtester

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2015/04/07/episode-122-feedback/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  2. Episode # 105: Mail Call

    Episode # 105: Mail Call

     

    Description

    Dirk, David, and Rob Daviau are answering questions this week on topics about board game design, publishing, translations, and more!

     

    Contact Information

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

    David Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, rob.daviau@ironwallgames.com

    Episode Outline

    0:00:43 – What existing game do you wish you had designed?

    0:04:02 – What can Eastern and Western developers learn from each other?

    0:09:37 – What game design phrases make you cringe?

    0:15:48 – How will designers grow if creators are not from the dominant culture?

    0:19:31 – Can you expand on the concept of player empowerment?

    0:24:31 – Should I sell my game to a publisher?

    0:32:36 – What are some examples of board games with great digital versions?

    0:40:45 – How do you find the right artist at the right rate?

    0:44:52 – Should I be worried about someone stealing my idea?

    0:47:48 – When is the right time to reach out to a big-name developer?

    0:50:59 – At what point do you translate your game?

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/11/13/episode-105-mail-call/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  3. Episode #101: Kvasir Games

    Episode #101: Kvasir Games

    Description

    Dirk and David are joined by Kristín Guðmundsdóttir of Kvasir Games to talk about board and digital game development. Kvasir is a team of developers based in Denmark but pulled together from across Europe to build unique games designed in a game jam-style environment.

     

    Contact Information

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

    David Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Kristín Guðmundsdóttir – @kristingud, @Kvasirgames, www.kvasirgames.com

     

    Episode Outline

    0:01:30 – The Nordic Game Jam

    0:08:38 – Forming Kvasir Games

    0:13:22 – Flexible game rules

    0:23:43 – Other games and Wanted Igor

    0:27:15 – Team talents and resolving conflicts

    0:31:31 – Hulder

    0:35:17 – Kristín’s day job and freelancing

    0:47:45 – Marketing

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/10/14/episode-101-kvasir-games/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu