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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 #116: Buying and Selling with Soren Johnson & Scott Hamden

    Episode #116: Buying and Selling with Soren Johnson & Scott Hamden

    Description

    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, www.CQGames.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.comSoren Johnson – @sorenjohnson, designer-notes.com, offworldgame.com, idlethumbs.net/designernotes

    Scott Hamden – indczn@gmail.com

    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

    http://thegamedesignroundtable.com/2015/01/27/episode-116-buying-and-selling-with-soren-johnson-scott-hamden/

    —Huffduffed by sgottreu