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Coaching for Geeks + Robin Bates + 019

  • Robin Bates of Coaching for Geeks introduces us to the ways that games can be used for self-development
  • Robin recites the most epic Playstation ad of all time
  • Why and how roleplaying games reinforce soft skills like confidence, teamwork, and communication to bridge the gap between knowledge and real world implementation

 

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About +7 Intelligence

 

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

 

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Side Quest Fitness + Robbie Farlow + 018

  • Robbie Farlow of Side Quest Fitness chats about his video game-inspired coaching methods
  • How boss battles help get motivated to exercise

 

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About +7 Intelligence

 

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

 

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Listen to the show:

 

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

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Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

 

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Video Games and Philosophy + Jordan Erica Webber + Dan Griliopoulos + 017

 

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The Book!

  • Jordan Erica Webber
  • Jordanwebber.com
  • @jawsew

Dan Griliopoulos

  • @GriddleOctopus
  • https://improbable.io/

 

 

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About +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

 

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Game Dev Loadout + Tony Chan + 016

  • Tony Chan talks with +7 about developing his first game and about his game dev industry podcast
  • How he bounced back from initial disappointment to fulfill his dream of creating a game
  • How Final Fantasy 7 helped him learn to read when other teaching strategies had failed

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About +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Shotguns & Sorcery + Matt Forbeck + 015

  • This week I am talking with Matt Forbeck, a New York Times Bestselling Author and award winning game designer
  • We talk about how he creates games based on existing fictional universes – and writes novels based on games.
  • How Shotguns & Sorcery started out as a contest entry 17 years ago – and is now finally a tabletop RPG
  • What it was like working on one of the first Alternate Reality Games
  • How communities do amazing things when they come together for the love of a game.

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About +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Mindfulness, Wellness, and Games + The Force Within + Mike Sweetman + 014

  • This week I am talking with Mike Sweetman, the founder of The Force Within
  • We talk about his journey finding and sharing healthy lifestyle methods – and how games fit into it all.

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  • This week’s episode is brought to you by Sudio Sweden. Click this link to check out the Sudio headphones that I use. Use the code intelligence15 at checkout for 15% off!
  • For the month of October, they are donating 10% of their profits for their pink products to the Pink Ribbon Foundation in Sweden.

 

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About +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Games for Research + Betty Adamou + 013

  • This week I am talking with Betty Adamou about her firm Research Through Gaming.
  • What she does is a mix of psychology, game design, technology, and business that all combines and works together to solve modern problems.
  • The 3 Pillars of science that she builds her games upon

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About +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Hurricane Week Check-in (Irma)

No new episode this week.

Hurricane Irma has required my full attention this week.

Just a brief check-in.

Check out the LOOT page!

Indie Games and Game Jams + Jupiter Hadley + 012

  • I speak with Jupiter Hadley about the phenomenon of game jams and the world of indie games
  • Game Jams
  • How to get involved in making games
  • Awesome places to find indie games, like itch.io
  • How she has played more indie video games than anyone – but the Guinness World Book of Records won’t give her credit for it
  • How indie games can explore topics that AAA games can’t

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About +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

From Mass Effect to Dragon’s Den + Gretta + Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright + 011

  • I speak with Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright, former game designers who have created a tech startup known as Gretta
  • How games are slightly more fun than computational linguistics
  • Their experience working on the Mass Effect series
  • Working on educational games
  • Why Myst is not the best model for a kids game
  • Working on UX for Eon Altar – which fuses tabletop role-playing with a couch co-op. Also smartphones.
  • Robot Round Robin – the gamified survey they use to test their speech-to-text algorithms
  • How games give inspiration and motivation for real life

 

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+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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Listen to the show:

Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic

RSS feed

Find the show online:

+7 Intelligence Website

On Twitter: @7_Intelligence

On Facebook: @plus7intelligence

+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.

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Music by Creo

Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.