Welcome back! In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss what’s been going on over the past few months; new jobs, busy lives and new (totally genuine) sponsorship deals...

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris are joined by Omari Akil, musician and co-designer of Rap Godz, to discuss music as a theme and source of inspiration for game designs.

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

 

November 29, 2021

Episode 37: Party Games

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss party games! What makes something a party game? Is it the player count, the mechanics, the rowdiness of the participants or something else? 

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss their tabletop origin stories and how they ended up hosting a podcast together.

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

November 15, 2021

Episode 35: Abstract Games

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris try not to get too confused as they discuss abstraction in games, and how temporarily removing themes during development can liberate your designs.

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

October 25, 2021

Episode 34: Surprise!

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss surprises in games, and how you can incorporate the unexpected into your designs to create memorable moments. 

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss the life cycle of a game design. How do ideas germinate, grow and reproduce? What happens when a design dies, and how is the demise of an idea an essential and positive part of the cycle?

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

October 4, 2021

Episode 32: Urban Planning

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss games that encourage players to plan and build towns, cities, hospitals, theme parks and more. They discuss the variable scale of ‘urban planning’ games and what aspects of the genre they find most engaging.

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

 

September 27, 2021

Episode 31: Toxic Productivity

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris discuss toxic productivity, why creative minds are prone to it, and how ‘brain breathers’ can help keep it at bay.

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

In this episode of 10 Minute Design Chat, Rob and Chris are joined by Gabe Barrett; game designer, publisher and host of the Board Game Design Chat podcast, to discuss exploration and discovery in games. How do you bring the excitement and wonder of an open world to the tabletop, and can you make ‘saving’ an analog game a fun and intuitive process?

-Find show notes at https://linktr.ee/10MDChat 

-Find the 10 Minute Design Challenge at http://10minutedesignchallenge.co.uk/ 

-Learn more about Board Game Bud at https://www.boardgamebud.com/ 

-Follow us on Instagram! @tabletopapprentice (Chris) and @boardgamebud (Rob)  

-We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions for the show; you can contact us any time at 10minutedesignchat@gmail.com

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