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Humans of Gaming

Humans of Gaming 22 | Edmund McMillen of The Binding of Isaac on Feeling Like a Monster

For the developer of The Binding of Isaac and Super Meat Boy, the defining characteristic of his faith is the mystery of death.

Humans of Gaming 156 | Origins Game Fair 2019 Interviews

Drew visits the Origins Game Fair of 2019 to play some new games and learn what developers want us to get out of the games they make and why they make them.

Humans of Gaming 155 | Chris Gwaltney of Love Thy Nerd on Being a Black Sheep

Drew interviews Chris about his favorite games, growing up in the midwest, and being being the black sheep of his family.

Humans of Gaming 154 | James Hudson of Skybound on Organic Passion

James Hudson of Skybound Entertainment talks about his exposure to board games and the organic passion that led him to pursue the space around the table.

Humans of Gaming 153 | Luke Dicken of Zynga on Artificial Intelligence

Luke Dicken, the director of Applied AI at Zynga, joins us this week to talk about desiring the ability to build ladders in Skyrim with hundreds of brooms

Humans of Gaming 152 | Gabriel Graziani of Ubisoft

Gabriel Graziani has been the public face for many of Ubisoft's popular franchises and has many stories to tell about optimism and joy for his profession.

Humans of Gaming 151 | World Record Game Jammer and Dandara Writer Elie Abraham

Drew and Elie chat about the importance of rest, Elie's Jewish upbringing, and the importance of recognizing the mysterious nature of the world.
Josh Heath High Level Games Interview

Humans of Gaming 150 | Josh Heath of High Level Games

Using games to have conversations about topics is not a new concept but Josh Heath of High Level Games is looking at using a different medium: pen and paper role playing games. Using a character in a game he played for years to be something he wasn’t in real life gave him the inspiration to […]
Game Advocacy Kate Edwards Christian Interview

Humans of Gaming 149 | Kate Edwards of Game Advocacy on Playing Nice

Kate Edwards, one of the most influential women in gaming, joins us this week to talk about video games upsetting foreign countries and playing nice.

Humans of Gaming 148 | Dr. Karen Schrier on Using Games for Solving Problems and Change

Dr. Karen Schrier talks about ability to tell gripping stories and effectively communicate ideas in a different medium and playing games before it was cool.