In this episode we talk about completing a project that made us our own worst bosses and what it’s like coming back from burnout.
Its purpose, the act of creation. Its destiny, unknowable. Today’s episode is about a bike on skis.
- Design Doc intro theme by Pat King.
- Intermission and outro music, New Ages I by Little Dog Big Ears.
Welcome to the first episode of series 22, everyone! This episode we cover character creation for Questlandia 2, get into some great discussion about game design and collaboration, and stumble into a really flattering design decision with Hannah Shaffer and Evan Rowland, designers of the game and hosts of the Design Doc podcast, also part of the One Shot Podcast Network!Read More
Writer and designer Becky Annison joins us to talk gaming in the UK, werewolf romance, and an essential source of game design inspiration: reality television.
Designer and artist Laura Simpson chats with Alex about too many things to list! Highlights include her upcoming game Companion’s Tale, designing in community, and pretending to be a vampire on the internet. If you remember what a MUSH is, you’re in luck.
This week James invited Alex Manich, Maggie Dempsey, and special guest cartoonist Kevin Budnik over to play Gangland. This game is special to James because he designed it. As you can imagine, being a James D’Amato system, it is gloriously dumb.