Emma tells us how she got into tabletop game design from a unique direction as a science fiction author. We talk about #GAMEDESIGNDAILY and her tips on how to stay motivated and engaged with the game design community.
Emma shares some very powerful advice on how under-represented members of the hobby can be welcomed by those in the industry.
She tells us about the philosophy that has shaped her outlook on her game designs and life as a whole.
We speak to Quinn Brander, Vancouver-based designer of the forthcoming boardgame 'Rebuilding Seattle,' a polyomino engine-builder seven years in the making. Quinn tells us about his journey into game design, how his role as a mobile game designer informs his board game designs and the approaches that have helped him through ups and downs on the road to publication. He also invites digital playtesters to connect with him. TestCoastGames-030-quinn-brander.mp3 Twitter: @QuinnBrander Centre for Digital Media article . 'History of Rome' podcast 'History of Philosophy' podcast
We speak to Jeremy Rozenhart, Vancouver-based designer of forthcoming Wild Wings, a fantasy-themed game where you pilot a dragon to collect and spend magical rings. Jeremy tells us about his unusual route into game design and how his Dev Support role at Electronic Arts informs his board game designs. He also shares valuable insights for indie designers from his successful Kickstarter campaign with Wizard Thieves. TestCoastGames-031-jeremy-rozenhart.mp3 facebook.com/jrozenhart facebook.com/wizardthieves kickstarter.com/projects/jrozenhart/wizard-thieves
We welcome back friend of the show Jay Cormier , prolific Vancouver-based game designer (Mind MGMT, In the Hall of the Mountain King, Belfort and many more), publisher and creator of Fail Faster. Jay tells us about some exciting new developments from Fail Faster, including the ambitious Pitch Project, which launches this month with a huge chance for designers to pitch digitally to a host of publishers, participate in workshops and much more! We also learn about the new Fail Faster Early Playtesting Guide and its connection with the Board Game Design Starter Kit campaign on Kickstarter, and we get a sneak preview of what designers can gain by taking part in the Pitch Project’s upcoming event. Game designers, take note. The first deadline is on Oct. 2, 2020! TestCoastGames-24-jay-cormier-allbutpublished.mp3 https://allbutpublished.com https://failfaster.ca/ https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gabebarrett/board-game-design-starter-kit https://inspirationtopublication.wordpress.com/ ht