Hannah Shaffer

46. Kudos Conundrum

In this episode, Hannah and Evan talk about the self-consciousness that comes when you grow up and are told you must make things for serious reasons. How does one escape that self-doubt? Enter…bad comics! Enter…fanfic!

Intro/outro theme: Pat King

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45. Rekindling the Flame

How do you reignite the passion for an old project? Hannah and Evan talk about returning to Starship UltraLux and strain to apply a spaghetti metaphor.

44. A Cat in the Lap and Other Good Things

It’s easy to overlook the little things that are going well when there’s no big exciting game or runaway success to chase. Hannah and Evan talk about appreciating small victories, daily routines, and high gravity days.

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Episode intro/outro music by Pat King

43. Numbers Hide Everything

In this episode Hannah and Evan chat about their honest expectations and secret hopes for the latest Kickstarter campaign. What do the numbers mean, and why is it so hard to talk about money?

42. The Episode Before the Kickstarter

We’ve had seven years to think of a good pitch for our game. Now, we’re Kickstarting Questlandia again and we’re finally figuring out the pitch that feels right. In this episode we talk about the impending Kickstarter for a new edition of Questlandia, and just how hard it is to find a genuine voice when speaking to the internet.

The Questlandia updated and expanded edition Kickstarter is live! You can check the campaign out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/turtlebun/questlandia-updated-and-expanded 

41. Resist the Urge to Fill Negative Space

We haven’t had a deadlined project in a minute, but now it’s time for a deadlined project again. How do we incorporate that work without letting un-deadlined projects slide? How does anyone not just fill the negative space?

Intro/outro music: Pat King

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40. The Work of Games Is Not Just Making Games

We just finished a year-long project, and have a little time to plan our next steps! The work of what happens in-between is just as important as the work of making a new game.

39. Shootin the shoot

Hannah and Evan shoot the shoot about games, being in the weird middle space of a project almost being done, and launching lucrative YouTube careers.

38. How to Compare Roleplaying Games

Hannah and Evan talk about the quest to thrive in the shadows of the world’s most popular RPGs. An episode about how to compare your games to the big ones, for the good.

37. Deluxe Edition

Hannah and Evan discuss the trials and tribulations of offering a “deluxe” version of a game on Kickstarter.