CGD Podcast Episode 66 – Dev journal, recent games, and asymmetry

Hi everyone! Today is one of those “a bunch of stuff” episodes, featuring a bit of a dev journal on stuff like Uninstall Academy (a very tiny gag game I released last week), Gem Wizards Tactics (yes, that’s the name again), and a bunch more. I also talk about a bunch of games I’ve been … Continue reading "CGD Podcast Episode 66 – Dev journal, recent games, and asymmetry"

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Prospects for Indie Devs, with Jeremiah Reid

Today on the show I have a conversation with Jeremiah Reid, a software dev and indie Rogue-like game developer. Jeremiah first came on my radar when he wrote this article on the topic of the “Indie Game Apocalypse”, wherein he mentioned my work and its difficulty getting press and sales, despite the fact that I … Continue reading "Prospects for Indie Devs, with Jeremiah Reid"

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Solving some major problems in turn-based tactical wargames

EDIT: After writing this article, I came to some conclusions about the theme—which I’ll be writing about soon—and have decided to change the name of the game to Business Wizard Tactics. More on that soon. I’ve always been a turn-based tactical wargame fan, since I discovered they existed. I was super into X-Com (particularly the … Continue reading "Solving some major problems in turn-based tactical wargames"

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A conversation with Elizabeth Hargrave

Today I spoke with Elizabeth Hargrave. After playing her game Wingspan and reading some interviews with her, I thought she’d be a great person to have on to talk about some of the stuff I’ve been exploring in terms of strategy games and their relationship to violence, both mechanically and thematically speaking. She had a … Continue reading "A conversation with Elizabeth Hargrave"

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