In this episode Brandon and James work together to explore the topic of teamwork in games. James explains that he’s always been underwhelmed by the team mechanic so he and Brandon work together to create a move that enhances the experience.
In this episode Brandon and James celebrate their 50th episode and the end of their second year podcasting together. Following listener advice we revisit and work on an old game idea. This episode has a lot of energy so we let it run a little long.
In this episode James and Jeff talk about some recent development in James’s Space Hauler Heartbreak game. James lays out the different paths he has explored for developing the game and Jeff pulls from his depth of knowledge of 2 player games to give James some advice.
In this episode Brandon and James lay all their football cards on the court. James lays out his ideas for a fantasy story game in the style of The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen that uses an actual fantasy football league as a mechanic.
In this episode Brandon and James are joined by Elsbeth to sit down and play the Signal Light hack of Microscope that James wrote. In this episode they use Signal Light to create Protean City, home to the heroes of our new podcast Protean City Comics.
In this episode Brandon and James talk an odd kind of hack designed to bridge the gap between two games. Specifically they chat about James’s game Signal Light, a hack of Microscope designed to build a setting for Masks: A New Generation.
In this episode Brandon and James reveal today’s special ingredient. It’s Special Ingredients! They chat about the Game Chef 2017 game jam and the games they did or did not submit to it. Starting with Game Chef and move on to talking about what a Stop, Hack, and Roll game jam would look like.
In this episode Brandon and James discuss their Powered by the Apocalypse hack/telenovela inspired game tentatively titled Pasión de los Pasiónes.
In this episode Brandon and James take a break from playing Overwatch to talk about how they’d bring it to the table. The conversation touches on storyboard gaming, how faithfully to simulate matches, and lots of talk about legos.