Playful Experiences Podcast

Playful Experiences Podcast

By Playful Experiences
Roundtable Discussions of Games and Game Development by MA students at Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Episode Seven
Episode Seven: E3 Eve Welcome back! This week, game design students Matthew and Billy find a new challenger, Toby! They discuss Windows Mixed Reality, the Void, tools for artists in game development, share their biggest hopes for the yearly E3 surprise announcements, and discuss some of their earliest gaming memories with classic games. Enjoy! You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com, on twitter @_experienceplay, and view us playing games at twitch.tv/playfulexperiences. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/playful-experiences-podcast/id1299026247?mt=2 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-943945928
34:17
June 10, 2018
Episode Six
Episode 6: And We're Back! This week, join indie game design students Matthew, Billy, Hugh and Julia (yay for new voices on the show!) as they discuss the merits of simplicity in design while talking about Florence, Visual Novels, Narrative Design and some of the most important lessons they have learned over the past year. You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com, on twitter @_experienceplay, and view us playing games at twitch.tv/playfulexperiences. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/playful-experiences-podcast/id1299026247?mt=2 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr Soundcloud: @user-943945928
37:38
June 1, 2018
Episode Five
Episode Five: End of Term! This week, join indie game design students Matthew, Alex and Ben as they discuss Horizon: Zero Dawn and other open-world games, developing for virtual reality, share some of our thoughts from the end of the first lecture term, and have a deep discussion about some of the projects that we've been working on. You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com, on twitter @_experienceplay, and view us playing games at twitch.tv/playfulexperiences. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSto…st?id=1299026247 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr Soundcloud: @user-943945928
57:39
December 15, 2017
Episode 5 Preview
Episode Four Preview: Join Indie Game Design student Matthew as he gives a brief overview of our current progress in the term, excitedly rambles about his experiences at the Games Are For Everyone event in Scotland, and has a few questions for you (yes you) about what you would like to hear on the podcast. Enjoy, and we'll see you next week! You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com, on twitter @_experienceplay, see our work at playfulexperiences.tumblr.com, and view us playing games at twitch.tv/playfulexperiences. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSto…st?id=1299026247 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr Soundcloud: @user-943945928
06:37
December 1, 2017
Episode Four
Episode Four: Discussing Narrative Games and Voice Over Artistry with our Guest, Natalie Winter Happy Thanksgiving! This week, game design students Matthew, Raymond, Tommy and Ben have a visit from a very special guest, Voice Over actress Natalie Winter. Join us as we discuss what it’s like to work in a recording booth and how best to incorporate voice over into our games. And we have a massive discussion about both the physical and digital in gaming; from The Town of Light, Before I Forget, Fragments of Him, to Forbidden Desert, Pandemic Legacy, Dungeons and Dragons, and all the way to Super Mario Odyssey, Assassin’s Creed, Skyrim VR and TWINE! Huge thank you to Natalie for joining us today. To find more of her work, visit her website at http://www.nataliewinter.co.uk, follow her on twitter https://twitter.com/WinterNatters, or listen to her “Weekly Winters” on soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/nataliewinter. If you’re interested in learning more about the in-development “Before I Forget” game we discussed in the show, head over to @3foldgames on twitter https://twitter.com/3foldgames. You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com, on twitter @_experienceplay, and view us playing games at twitch.tv/playfulexperiences. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSto…st?id=1299026247 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-943945928
1:10:10
November 23, 2017
Episode Four Preview
Episode Four Preview: AHHHH SO MANY PROJECTS! Join Indie Game Design students Matthew and Ben as they take a three minute break from working on their Virtual Reality project to highlight topics that will be discussed in the next episode, and announce the game we'll be playing on Twitch this weekend. You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com, on twitter @_experienceplay, and view us playing games at twitch.tv/playfulexperiences. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSto…st?id=1299026247 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr
02:24
November 17, 2017
Episode Three
Episode Three: Life in London Join Indie Game Design students Matthew, Billy, Tommy and Alex as they discuss their chosen course of study, what it's like returning to school, life in London, and arcade culture! You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com and on twitter @_experienceplay. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! iTunes: itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSto…st?id=1299026247 Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr
45:31
November 10, 2017
Episode Three Preview
Episode THREEVIEW Welcome back for a brief episode this week, where Matthew gives an episode preview for the talking points we hope to cover during our next meeting. A brief discussion about Night in the Woods, Global Game Jam, and itch.io's Game Off. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1299026247 Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr
07:35
November 3, 2017
Episode Two
(Super) Episode Two: The New Challengers! Join Indie Game Design students Matthew, Ben and Tommy as they are joined this week by newcomers Billy, Ece, and Doruk to discuss Games, Design, and student life in London! This week we discuss the importance of the magic circle, player agency, and narrative choice with a discussion on Stardew Valley, Prey, Gone Home, Life Is Strange, What Remains of Edith Finch, Hollow Knight, Bury Me My Love, and More! You can reach us for questions at contact@playfulexperiences.com and on twitter @_experienceplay. And if you've been enjoying the show, please give us a review on your listening platform of choice (iTunes, Sticher or Soundcloud). Thanks for listening! The article referenced during our discussion of the magic circle can be found here: https://www.polygon.com/2017/10/23/16504684/stardew-valley-nintendo-switch-magic-circle iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1299026247 Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=155136&refid=stpr
46:31
October 27, 2017
Episode One
EPISODE ONE: It's Alive! Join us for our inaugural episode as Indie Game and Playful Experience Design Graduate students Matthew, Ben, and Tommy sit down to chat about games, university life in London, the importance of embracing failure, and more!
40:40
October 20, 2017
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