Psychologist Diana J Leonard shares her work on the life cycle of play communities.
81. James D’Amato
A very enthusiastic chat with ONE SHOT Network co-founder, podcaster, improviser, game designer, and professional goof boy James D’Amato. Plus a special announcement: our host is now on Patreon! The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide James on Twitter ONE SHOT CAMPAIGN Alex on Patreon!!!!!!!!!!!!
80. Camdon Wright
Game designer Camdon Wright joins us for a chat about designing for emotion, GMing outside your comfort zone, and being a fan of stuff, not people.
78. Lauren McManamon
Game designer and wandering Kiwi Lauren McManamon talks about applying discursive analysis to the gaming table, roleplaying desire, and the strange birds that help us get through it all. We also discuss Lauren’s academic work on the treatment of sexual assault complainants in the legal system, so please take care if and when you decide to listen.
76. Kai Poh
Kai Poh, games journalist and co-runner (with his partner Elisha) of the Role Over Play Dead blog, chats with Alex about tabletop and live-action gaming in Malaysia.
Ep 4 – How to Play as an Asian Character (If You Aren’t Asian)
Daniel and Agatha sat down with Clio Yu-Su Davis, a game designer, and interactive media writer, to discuss how to play as Asian characters if you aren’t Asian.
73. Albert Kong
Game designer and artist Albert Kong joins us for a talk about parkour, the art of gathering, and other ways to open the potential for play in the world around you. Albert’s website Albert on Twitter Albert’s Inbox Zine Mt. Caz The We-Ness A Pattern Language Tom Sachs The Dispossessed
Episode 3 – Learning Through Play (part 2) ft. Derek Chung
Daniel and Agatha sat down with game designer Derek Chung to discuss Emberwind and the uses of tabletop roleplaying games in therapy! Learn more about Emberwind at emberwindgame.com and Derek’s other work at nomnivoregames.com. Back Emberwind on Kickstarter until Dec. 16 at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nomnivoregames/emberwind-a-new-breed-of-tabletop-role-playing-gam?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=emberwind If you have questions about this episode’s theme, the games discussed, or … Read more
72. Senda Linaugh
Game designer and co-creator of She’s a Super Geek, Senda Linaugh, talks gaming, creativity, and community connection. Content note for discussion of abusive relationships. Senda on Twitter She’s a Super Geek Pandas Talking Games Love & Justice We Can Once More Ascend Senda on Gnome Stew
42. Jessica Hammer
Game designer and Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University Jessica Hammer explores how we can take a more precise approach to transformative play through research and iteration.