Episode 19

Published on:

17th Jan 2021

19: Evan & Good Game UX

On this episode, we talk to our guest Evan Barnes, our friend and game developer at a local company called Red Piston.

We talk about his early game development inspirations, teaching User Experience (UX) design to college students, early memories of Sonic the Hedgehog, DIY Magic The Gathering decks, Arduino programming, using games in parenting, HALO LAN parties, the benefits of campaigns/ tutorials in games, forecasting the future of gaming and voice-controlled games.

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About the Podcast

The Grasscast
A show about games, life, and everything in-between
What's the first game you ever played?
What's the best/ worst experience you've had with a game?
Do you consider yourself a gamer?

Welcome to the Grasscast! (a mash-up of the words grasshopper and podcast). The grasshopper is our icon, our symbol, and our spirit animal, which represents the ultimate game-player.

Listen to hosts Shawn Daichendt and Kwab Fordjour as they informally interview friends, family, and other cool people, and try to discover what games really are, and how they inform our lives and experiences.
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