Episode #76: Exploring The Self By Designing Games

Episode #76: Exploring The Self By Designing Games

In this episode Cathy welcomes game designers Kathleen Mercury and Emelie van Rodin to the show and they talk about game design.

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  • Opening: 0:58.80
  • The Hot Topic: 38:02.45
  • Closing: 1:24:45.35

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Emelie van Rodin


Kathleen Mercury

 Cathy Ford Emelie van Rodin Kathleen Mercury
Games We Played Recently


 Reviewer  Game  Designer  OTP Rating
Kathleen Downforce  Rob Daviau, Justin D. Jacobson,
& Wolfgang Kramer
 Cathy Long Live the Queen   Not Listed  4
 Emelie  Maximum Apocalypse  Mike Gnade  2
 Kathleen Palace of
Mad King Ludwig
Ted Alspach  4
 Cathy  The Lady
and The Tiger
 Kevin Carmichael,
Peter C. Hayward,
JR Honeycutt, Ken Maher,
Philip Tootill, & Allysha Tulk
 Emelie Highways & Byways   Brandon Rollins 4.5

Rating scale of 1-5We have started referring to and rating games by a rating scale. Here is how we are using this scale:

5 = Buy this! Buy this now!
4 = A good solid game!
3 = Decent with some bugs.
2 = Has great potential as kindling!
1 = Give me back the time I spent playing it!

State of Wonder Game

Hot Topic: Exploring The Self By Designing Games

Cathy talks with Kathleen Mercury and Emelie van Rodin about game design and development and how they learn more about themselves by going through this repetitive process.

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