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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