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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


    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,, Dirk@Knemeyer.comSoren Johnson – @sorenjohnson,,,

    Scott Hamden –

    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

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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?

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu