Podcast Episode 42: A Conversation With Isaac Shalev

We’re delighted to sit down with game designer Isaac Shalev to talk about a variety of things, from the designs of Ryan Laukat to Isaac’s history with board games, to his current project creating an encyclopedia of game mechanisms. Don’t miss this one.

2.54 – Empires of the Void II
22:19 – Isaac Shalev: The Man, The Myth
27:10 – Seikatsu
38:57 – Cataloging design patterns and language in a general sense
1:11:40 – Juicy bits about The Mind and Hanabi
1:22:09 – Games criticism

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

Like the podcast? Want to watch it being recorded, live? Consider supporting it on Patreon.

Please join the discussion below. Stay in touch by subscribing, joining our BoardGameGeek Guild, or by following The Thoughtful Gamer on facebook or twitter.

Buy Me a Coffee at ko-fi.com

The Thoughtful Gamer is entirely funded through support from people like you. If you enjoyed this, please consider chipping in a couple of dollars a month on Patreon.
Become a patron at Patreon!

Share this post

Join The Discussion

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.