Second Star To The Right And Straight On To – A Conversation With…Scott Almes

Scott Almes is my guest this time. We focus on Scott’s latest game, The Neverland Rescue. It’s a new game from Letiman Games. As always Scott is a lot of fun to talk to and in addition to this game we talk about some that he is working on. I hope you enjoy. Feel free to leave a comment here or tweet me @tomgurg. http://traffic.libsyn.com/goforthandgame/2018_05_15__scottbalmes_final.mp3

The Big Question & The Big Answer

I’m relaunching The Big Question / The Big Answer feature on Go Forth And Game. In The Big Question / The Big Answer I ask designers and gamers a question related to gaming via Twitter, email, and other means. I then gather and compile the answers and will post them. This time I asked my game designer acquaintances this question – Why Do You Design Games? What is your motivation? I got some pretty good feedback from a number of nice designers. Here’s what they said. -Odin Phong, a game blogger says “I do it because I like playing new games and it keeps my brain engaged.” -Savage Yeti Games, creators of PatchWord, replied “It keeps my mind active and there’s something about making disparate ideas mesh together into a new whole.” https://www.savageyetigames.com/ -Rick Lorenzon, designer of Lords of Alchemy, says “I started designing because I wanted to create a…

Chunkin’ Punkins With The Fleeples – A Conversation With… Ben Pinchback and Matt Riddle (oh, and Kirkman)

I’m talking to the Fleeples this time – Ben Pinchback and Matt Riddle. Oh, and we let Chris Kirkman say a couple of things too. We are talking specifically about their new game, Legends of Sleepy Hollow. The game is coming from Dice Hate Me Games and is currently on Kickstarter. It’s fun and I hope you enjoy it.