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  1. Episode #94: Offworld Trading Company

    Episode #94: Offworld Trading Company

    Description

    Jon and Dirk talk to game designer and TGDRT regular Soren Johnson about his upcoming game, Offworld Trading Company. His real time strategy economic game is currently in beta. Soren talks about the state of the game and the challenges he has in front of him.

     

    Contact Information

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

    Soren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com

    Jon Shafer – atthegatesgame.com, contact@conifergames.com, @jonshaferdesign

    Episode Outline

    0:02:56 – “The Sid Way”

    0:08:59 – The inspiration for OTC

    0:20:41 – Gameplay

    0:35:35 – Sound design

    0:39:15 – The exploration phase

    0:47:04 – Current challenges

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/08/26/episode-94-offworld-trading-company/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu

  2. Episode #93: Dynamic Campaigns

    Episode #93: Dynamic Campaigns

    Description

    Ananda Gupta joins Dirk and Soren to talk about Dynamic campaigns. Series like Total War and XCOM merge tactical battles with larger strategic campaigns – what do these games do well, and what challenges seem to be omnipresent?

     

    Contact Information

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

    Soren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com

    Ananda Gupta – @agauntpanda

     

    Episode Outline

    0:00:28 – Ananda’s background

    0:04:38 – Dynamic Campaigns

    0:08:05 – Crusader Kings II

    0:10:35 – Pacing

    0:15:40 – XCOM

    0:31:54 – Wargame

    0:35:57 – Rise of Nations

    0:46:49 – Offworld Trading Company

    0:52:11 – Rise of Legends

    1:06:34 – Imperial Struggle

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2014/08/19/episode-93-dynamic-campaigns/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu