Podcast Episode 61: A Conversation With John Zilch About Clever Kids Mysteries And Family Games

I sit down with John Zilch, creator of the Clever Kids Mysteries series of puzzle games, to talk about how he creates puzzles for the family gaming experience. We also discuss family gaming in general, and how games can help us all learn and think more critically.

0:56 – Creating the Clever Kids Mysteries games
11:18 – Narrative in puzzle games
29:22 – Family gaming
42:44 – Obligatory sports tangent
48:42 – Using data and feedback to aid puzzle-making
53:48 – Designing puzzles for diverse thinkers  

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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