Worlds Ending: Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Settings

November 4, 2016

Our entertainment industry, including film, television, fiction and games is rife with dystopian and post-apocalyptic narratives, but where did this genre come from and why is it so engaging?  What makes the setting so attractive in games like Fallout 4?  In this episode we will look at the fun of playing at the end of the world.

Contributor: John Conway

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Game Designer’s Workshop: The World Building Secrets of Lewis and Tolkien

April 22, 2016

In this first episode of the series John Conway discusses a variety of ideas and concepts that relate to the concept of “world building,” leaning on two masters of the craft: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.

      Contributor: John Conway

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