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Humans of Gaming 156 | Origins Game Fair 2019 Interviews


About This Episode

Drew visits the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio and gets to play a plethora of new and unreleased board games as well as getting to interview their creators. Derek Funkhouser from Skybound Games, Gil Hova from Formal Ferret Games, and others talk to Drew about what they hope gamers get out of their games and why they make them.

Guests from Episode 156

1:57 Derek Funkhouser | Skybound Games
7:22 Ty Vance | Highborne Games – Dawnshade
16:05 Daniel Newman | Pandasaurus – Dead Man’s Cabal
20:05 Conor McGoey | Inside Up Games – Rise of the Elder Gods
27:40 Mike Gnade | Rock Manor Games – The Few & Cursed
34:28 Gil Hova | Formal Ferret Games – Highrise, Weird Stories
45:45 John Brieger | B&B Games – The Refuge: Terror from the Deep



Episode Hosts

Drew Dixon
Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Chief Audio Nerd
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the 90's, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audio books and podcast production services.

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