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Humans of Gaming



Show Hosts

Chris Gwaltney
Chris is the Chief Executive Nerd of LTN and co-host of Humans of Gaming. He loves his wife and games. He lives in Ventura, California with his wife and his games.
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.

Episodes

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.

Humans of Gaming 147 | Joe Hopkins of Endangered

Joe Hopkins of the Kickstarter board game project Endangered joins us this week. Drew and Chris talk with Joe about the self appointed quarter backing player who can take over the gaming experience and create barriers for enjoyment as well as Joe’s midwestern upbringing as well as his life in Detroit, MI.