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Humans of Gaming Podcast

May 22, 2019

Luke Dicken is the director of Applied AI at Zynga and joins us this week to talk about desiring the ability to build ladders in Skyrim with the hundreds of brooms one can find themselves carrying around. Luke holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence for Games and is the chair of the IGDA, a charity dedicated to the...


May 15, 2019

Gabriel Graziani has ben the public face for many of Ubisoft's most popular franchises including Assassins Creed among others as the Community Manager. Having served as the focal point between developers and gamers dating back to Assassins Creed II, Gabriel has many stories to tell about the positive, the negative, and...


May 8, 2019

Elie Abraham wears a lot of hats. They are a video game designer, model, speaker, activist, board game designer, composer, stand up comedian, writer, and escape game designer. They have participated in over 170 game jams and have world record for "most games with soundtracks designed by a single person, at a game...


May 1, 2019

Using games to have conversations about topics is not a new concept but Josh Heath of High Level Games is looking at using a different medium: pen and paper role playing games. Using a character in a game he played for years to be something he wasn't in real life gave him the inspiration to create a 10 year plan for his...


Apr 24, 2019

Kate Edwards is an influential woman in gaming as well as a woman of faith. Forming Microsoft's Geopolitical Strategy team, her department had a hand in the Halo franchise, Age of Empires, and virtually every game and product Microsoft produced during her tenure. Additionally she has a background in cartography,...