24th D.I.C.E. Awards Roundtable Series: Role-Playing Game of the Year
The #DICEAwards is an annual awards celebration by game makers for game makers, honoring the games that connect us around the globe.
Listen to our extended roundtable conversations from the 24th Annual #DICEAwards, moderated by Spawn on Me's Kahlief Adams, with candid conversations and insights from the nominees for Role-Playing Game of the Year.
The nominees this year included: Cyberpunk 2077, FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, Persona 5 Royal, Wasteland 3, Yakuza: Like a Dragon.
Ted chats with J. Allen Brack, about his start in gaming and game development; Blizzard's diversity and inclusion initiatives and how it affects the company culture and its games; lessons for live ops and player feedback experiences; and best approaches to building effective leaders.
Ted chats with his long-time colleague, Marcus Smith. Together they discuss their history at Insomniac Games; his experiences on the Resistance series and Sunset Overdrive; being a creative director; how to build consensus and foster collaboration on big projects; and the challenges the team...
Ted chats with Harry Krueger about their recently released game Returnal. They discuss how Housemarque embraced an organic creative process, what effect their gameplay design decisions had on the procedural construction and combat, keeping the arcade spirit alive, and about the challenge of...