Hello blossoming young-hearted bright-eyed game designers!
This episode is just for you as it features a panel recorded at Metatopia 2016 titled " "Intro To Game Design and Development" - This panel focuses on the various philosophies and perspectives modern tabletop designers employ when taking their first steps towards understanding the basic principles of the games they design and develop. Topics include the philosophies of past famous designers, mistakes new designers make, modern influences on tabletop design, trending mechanics in the industry, designing with manufacturing in mind, and the various ways people begin the basic development processes."
This panel featured the following prestigious guests:
Matt Fantastic - owner of Prettiest Princess Games, game designer, publisher, and game design professor
Jonathan Gilmour - (professional!) game designer, most known for his game Dead of Winter published by Plaid Hat Games and many other titles out now or releasing soon
Nicole Kline, 1/2 of Cardboard Fortress, co-designer _Resistor and Lazer Ryderz
Anthony Amato, 1/2 of Cardboard Fortress, co-designer _Resistor and Lazer Ryderz
Jeffrey Norman Bourbeau - (me!) host of all of the Nerd Fountain podcasts, freelance game developer, and tabletop industry maniac, responsible for too many titles to list and a tabletop journalist for almost a decade.
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