Podcast Episode 64: A Conversation With Gil Hova

My conversation with Gil quickly flew by, and before we knew it we were nearly 2 hours in and geeking out about sports. Gil is overflowing with knowledge and enthusiasm about games and design, and our conversation touched on digital games, publishing, Gil’s designs, podcasting, and more.

Check out what Gil’s doing at Formal Ferret and Ludology.

1:44 – Gil’s history with games and game design
8:52 – Digital game inspirations
14:28 – Distinctions between the digital and analog media
20:36 – Prolix/Wordsy
29:09 – Game design groups
33:49 – Battle Merchants
36:37 – Games where you’re the villain
56:12 – Bad Medicine and the creation of Formal Ferret
1:00:29 – High Rise
1:03:52 – The Networks
1:08:04 – The Rival Networks
1:11:04 – The Ludology Podcast
1:14:33 – Podcast production
1:25:40 – Podcast prep
1:27:34 – Dream Ludology guests
1:41:00 – Has podcasting helped with your designs?

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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