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Tagged with “digital games” (2)

  1. Designers Roundtable - Episode #124: Listener Questions

    Episode #124: Listener Questions


    Dirk, David, and Rob get together to answer questions sent in by you, the listeners!

    Contact Information

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

    Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer,

    Episode Outline

    0:00:26 – What are your thoughts on the 4X genre and game length?

    0:06:51 – Have sculpts become a commercial crutch for poor game design?

    0:12:38 – Is the popularity of tabletop gaming related to the rise of digital games?

    0:17:41 – What board game has replaced another game for you?

    0:21:01 – What game has lost its luster as time went on?

    0:24:02 – What game do you wish had never been released?

    0:27:45 – What’s the most glaring flaw you’ve seen in a game?

    0:33:10 – What other podcasts do you listen to?

    0:37:01 – What game do you wish you could play more often?

    0:38:39 – What are you thoughts on paid beta programs?

    0:41:02 – What do you think about game company mergers?

    0:42:40 – Dirk, why the new company?

    0:44:34 – How have your designs changed through playtesting?

    0:51:14 – Should asymmetrical games be clearly marked as such?

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  2. Episode #101: Kvasir Games

    Episode #101: Kvasir Games


    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,,

    David Heron – @DavidVHeron

    Kristín Guðmundsdóttir – @kristingud, @Kvasirgames,


    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

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu