The Controlling Idea – A Conversation With … Austin Smokowicz of Dr. Wictz Games


In this episode I'm talking to Austin Smokowicz from Dr. Wictz Games. This episode is chocked full of game design philosophy and updates about what Austin and Aaron have going on. We discuss Cattle Car, Hoboken, Unpub, and Origins 2016. It's a fun show. I hope you enjoy it. Feel free to leave comments here [...]

Hocus Focus… A Conversation With Grant Rodiek


Hi everyone. I'm back. It has been a while. I apologize for that. It has been graduation time in my household - one daughter from UNC-CH and one from high school. So it has been very busy here. And no time to record. But that's over now and I should be back on schedule in [...]

Smokin’ – A Conversation With… Darrell Louder, the designer of Compounded & co-designer of Bottom of the 9th. Oh, and Chris Kirkman too.


This time I'm talking with game designer Darrell Louder, creator of Compounded and co-designer of Bottom of the Ninth. Darrell and I chat about those games, bbq, and a new game he is co-designing with only Richard Lanius. Yeah, Darrell's pretty jazzed about that. Oh, and Chris Kirkman joins us too. So head on over [...]

A Pack O Fun – A Conversation With … Chris Handy of Perplext Games About Pack O Game 2


Wee Strategy Games For On The Go Gamers! In this episode Chris Handy of Perplext Games is my guest. Chris has been designing games for quite a few years and is known for Longshot, Plext, and Cinque Terre. He is also known for Pack O Game, a unique, innovative game format that he blasted onto [...]

A Conversation With…AJ Porifirio of Van Ryder Games & Rob Couch About Saloon Tycoon


This episode I talk to AJ Porifirio and Rob Couch about their new game, Saloon Tycoon. AJ's company, Van Ryder Games, is publishing through Kickstarter. The episode was recorded prior to the Kickstarter launch. In this show we talk about game design, Hostage Negotiator, and several other things. Saloon Tycoon has already funded so it [...]

A Conversation With…Diane Sauer of Shoot Again Games


This time Diane Sauer of Shoot Again Games talks with me. We discuss Conspiracy!, Shoot Again's newest game. There's talk about Bigfoot, artifacts, men in black, and string. This was a really fun interview. The Conspiracy! campaign is fully funded but ends in three days so head over here to support it.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/goforthandgame/Shoot_Again_Games_Feb_2016.mp3 Please [...]

Down In Flames – A Conversation With…Dan Letzring About Dirigible Disaster


In this episode I talk to Letiman Games head honcho Dan Letzring. Dan and I discuss his previous game, Dino Dude Ranch (which is fun!) and delve into Dirigible Disaster, Letiman's most recent. Dirigible Disaster is in its last couple of weeks on Kickstarter. It's funded so it will be produced. Here over here to [...]

A Conversation With … Michael Knight About VENOM Assault


My guest this time is Michael Knight, the co-designer of VENOM Assault. VENOM Assault is a co-op about a special ops team battling the evil, world-spanning organization VENOM. It's a really fun interview with a pretty cool guy. VENOM Assault is currently on Kickstarter right here.  You'll find the interview below or on iTunes. Please [...]