Entrepreneur, author, and game designer Jesse Schell is here to talk about the art of design, the creation of experience, and the future of games.
(4:58) "What you pretend to be, you will become"
(10:21) Creating the experience
(12:35) Immersive play and iterating on the fly
(16:56) "A problem-solving activity approached with a playful attitude"
(22:44) Elements of game design: mechanics, story, aesthetics, and technology
(33:31) Naming and reinforcing a theme
(43:45) "People can steal your moves, but they can never steal your inspiration"
(51:15) The rule of the loop - iterate quickly to accelerate the power of evolution
(57:18) What the future holds: VR, meta, and games within games
Host: David Gardner
Guest: Jesse Schell
Producer: Rick Engdahl