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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+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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