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  1. Episode #109: Susan McKinley Ross and Idea Duck

    Episode #109: Susan McKinley Ross and Idea Duck


    Dirk and David are joined by game designer Susan McKinley Ross, creator of Qwirkle and other well-received board games. Susan shares her expertise in color and tactile game design, the process of writing rules, and how she came to be an award-winning designer.

    Contact Information

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

    Susan McKinley Ross – @ideaduck,

    Episode Outline

    0:00:15 – Susan’s background

    0:01:54 – Tactile elements and color

    0:07:15 – Qwirkle

    0:24:55 – Design and development

    0:39:22 – Illustrations and rules

    0:41:40 – Susan’s process

    0:49:30 – Other projects

    0:54:16 – Working with a spouse


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