The Game Design Round Table


Focusing on both digital and tabletop gaming, The Game Design Round Table provides a forum for conversation about critical issues to game design.


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Title: #226 David Dunham Talks Six Ages

#226 David Dunham Talks Six Ages

November 12th, 2019

Dirk speaks with David Dunham, the designer of Six Ages and its predecessor, King of Dragon Pass. These narrative strategy games, built from the Glorantha… Go to Episode

#225 Round Table on Thematic Games #1

October 29th, 2019

Dirk and David speak with former cohost and friend of the show Kathryn Hymes. Together, the three of them discuss important questions and lessons learned… Go to Episode

#221 Nikki Valens Talks Eldritch Horror

September 3rd, 2019

Dirk, David, and designer Nikki Valens kick off the Designing Thematic Games series with a discussion about the highly thematic games Nikki worked on… Go to Episode

#222 Elizabeth Hargrave Talks Wingspan

September 17th, 2019

Dirk, David, and designer Elizabeth Hargrave discuss the hit game Wingspan: how she decided on the unique theme, why that theme might have been so successful,… Go to Episode