Tabletop

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 anything else related to Asians Represent, get in touch with us on Twitter @aznsrepresent or at aznsrepresent@oneshotpodcast.com

Music: Intro: Good Vibes by DJ Quads https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads
Outro: Explore by Ikson https://www.soundcloud.com/ikson

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37. Graham Walmsley

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33. Caitlynn Belle

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32. Emily Care Boss

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