Episode 24: Reading with Hacking in Mind

In this episode Brandon and James talk about reading new and old games in a way that helps to unmask design choices. James has been reading Cypher and taking notes on how he reads games for the first time knowing that he’ll want to come back and hack the system. Brandon has been contemplating what mechanics he could borrow for his game.  


We mention our friend Troy and Darcy. Check out their fantastic Cypher Speak podcast

Games mentions in this episode:

Hot Guys Making Out

Dungeons and Dragons

Urban Shadows

Dungeon World

7th Sea

Night’s Black Agents

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Music for the show is

There It Is Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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