The Ludogogy Podcast

Richard Bartle on Beginnings

If you’ve ever played a MMORPG, or heard of Player Types, then you’ll be excited about the beginning of our second season! Join us as we explore the past, present and potential futures of virtual worlds with Richard Bartle.

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LudoVic (ChatGPT) on AI

What would a games designer from 10 years in the future have to say about games? Enjoy an exclusive discussion with LudoVic (ChatGPT) on the symbiotic relationship between human designers and AI, and how it’s shaping the future of gaming.

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Evan Raskob on Speculation

Narrative imagination is a powerful tool for people to innovate and speculate on what might be possible. Listen in as Evan Raskob explains this and tells us what he has learned from designing games like Peek, his very own speculative fiction game.

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Marcin Slowikowski on Roleplaying

Marcin “Słowik” Słowikowski is a renowned LARP designer, TEDx speaker, and expert in culture and communication. Relish character-driven narratives, emotion-fuelled plots, and the complexity of character relationships with his insights!

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Ata Sergey Nowak on Politics

Join us as we delve into politics in games with Ata Sergey Nowak. As a creator of the award-winning Suzerain, Ata invites us to immerse ourselves in a seamless geopolitical experience, through intricate mechanics and immersive storytelling.

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Kathryn Hymes on Languages

Thorny Games has masterfully crafted tabletop RPGs and LARPs that explore the power and playfulness of language. But their creations go beyond mere gameplay. Let’s hear all about it from Kathryn Hymes!

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Stefan Köhler on Modding and Narrative Design

Stefan likes to work at the intersections of different fields, combining experiences in modding and writing (about) games with an interest in various topics. His main quest is to understand and envision how humans are able to learn, yet also to (creatively) express themselves in media – especially through games.

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Mohsin Memon on Transversal Skills

Next on our podcast is our good friend Mohsin Memon! Mohsin is passionate about creating games that help people learn and change through immersive experiences. His flagship game Evivve leads teams through the process of saving, or not saving the human race, and unlocks all sorts of insights about the way they are working, along the way.

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Elizabeth Hargrave on Engines

Our third Ludogogy podcast guest is Elizabeth Hargrave! Often inspired by a love of nature, and perhaps best known for Wingspan, her award-winning first game. Its innovative central mechanic, Engine Building, makes it perfect for our monthly them of ‘Engines’.

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