90 episodes

The video game design and culture podcast from Indie By Design's John Robertson and Stace Harman. Every Tuesday.
Your hosts are John Robertson and Stace Harman, long-time game design and narrative consultants and authors of books that celebrate the design, culture and greatness of videogames.
Visit IndieByDesign.net to find out more about their books.
You can follow on Twitter @IndieByDesign and join them on Discord to chat and mingle with other people like you who are interested in games and the culture around them.
https://www.indiebydesign.net/podcast
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Gaming - The Podcast Indie By Design

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The video game design and culture podcast from Indie By Design's John Robertson and Stace Harman. Every Tuesday.
Your hosts are John Robertson and Stace Harman, long-time game design and narrative consultants and authors of books that celebrate the design, culture and greatness of videogames.
Visit IndieByDesign.net to find out more about their books.
You can follow on Twitter @IndieByDesign and join them on Discord to chat and mingle with other people like you who are interested in games and the culture around them.
https://www.indiebydesign.net/podcast
Theme music by Ben Prunty.

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    Neon White's sweet spot, a review

    Neon White's sweet spot, a review

    A speedrunner, first-person shooter crossed with a parkour platformer, Neon White is upon us and it's glorious.
    Join Stace and John as they detail and dissect their experience the game in a bid to understand what's going in Ben Esposito's latest video game offering and how he's hit Neon White's sweet spot.
    Come and get involved in the conversation with us on Twitter @IndieByDesign and via our Discord, which you can find via our Twitter.
    Gaming: The Podcast is released every Tuesday and is brought to you by Indie By Design, creators of books and podcasts that delve into the history, culture and design of video games.
    A video version of this podcast is available on YouTube.

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    • 46 min
    After 200 hours, our Elden Ring review

    After 200 hours, our Elden Ring review

    After 200 hours in Elden Ring, our very own Stace Harman has some thoughts and we're ready to 'review' it.
    We cover the ups and the downs, the memorable bosses, the sense of engagement, worldbuilding, narrative design and more.
    Come and get involved in the conversation with us on Twitter @IndieByDesign and via our Discord, which you can find via our Twitter.
    Gaming: The Podcast is released every Tuesday and is brought to you by Indie By Design, creators of books and podcasts that delve into the history, culture and design of video games.
    A video version of this podcast is available on YouTube.

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    • 42 min
    Are you playing as yourself when you play video games?

    Are you playing as yourself when you play video games?

    When playing a video game, how are you embodying the character onscreen? Are you playing as yourself and making decisions based on how you think you'd act in a given situation, or are you acting as the character as it's written for you?
    Maybe the answer is that it's a combination of both, or maybe it's something else entirely.
    Join John and Stace as they discuss this and figure out how they themselves play games and how that impacts their interpretations.
    Come and get involved in the conversation with us on Twitter @IndieByDesign and via our Discord, which you can find via our Twitter.
    Gaming: The Podcast is released every Tuesday and is brought to you by Indie By Design, creators of books and podcasts that delve into the history, culture and design of video games.
    A video version of this podcast is available on YouTube.

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    • 50 min
    Remaking Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

    Remaking Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

    This week Stace and John are remaking Legacy of Kain: Soul Revear, 1999's PlayStation classic and a game that had so much to offer through its narrative, gameplay and aesthetic.
    Join us for in rediscovering Soul Reaver by designing how it could look and play today.
    Come and get involved in the conversation with us on Twitter @IndieByDesign and via our Discord, which you can find via our Twitter.
    Gaming: The Podcast is released every Tuesday and is brought to you by Indie By Design, creators of books and podcasts that delve into the history, culture and design of video games.
    A video version of this podcast is available on YouTube.

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    • 46 min
    What getting the Platinum Trophy has taught me about Returnal

    What getting the Platinum Trophy has taught me about Returnal

    Returnal can be a difficult game to play, understand and unlock the Platinum Trophy for. Having achieved the latter, how is the context, interpretation and playing of the game altered?
    Join John Robertson and Stace Harman as chat returning to Returnal for the Ascension update and unlocking the game's famously difficult Platinum Trophy.
    Come and get involved in the conversation with us on Twitter @IndieByDesign and via our Discord, which you can find via our Twitter.
    Gaming: The Podcast is released every Tuesday and is brought to you by Indie By Design, creators of books and podcasts that delve into the history, culture and design of video games.
    A video version of this podcast is available on YouTube.

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    • 39 min
    Late to the party w/ Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

    Late to the party w/ Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, it's one of the most beloved, most respected and most reverred games of all time. For many it's comfortably the finest Star Wars game ever released.
    And yet, despite having worked in the games industry for over three decades collectively, it's a game that Stace and John had never played. It's the time for that to change.
    Join them as they discuss their early experience of the game, how it relates to their expectations and other RPGs and how they've gone about indulging in such a classic of gaming history.
    Come and get involved in the conversation with us on Twitter @IndieByDesign and via our Discord, which you can find via our Twitter.
    Gaming: The Podcast is released every Tuesday and is brought to you by Indie By Design, creators of books and podcasts that delve into the history, culture and design of video games.
    A video version of this podcast is available on YouTube.

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    • 44 min

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