S2 #2: Brenda Romero (Award-winning Game Designer & Developer)
In Season 2, Episode 2, Kaili hosts the incredible, badass game designer and developer Brenda Romero. In 2017, Brenda won both The Develop Conference's Development Legend Award and a BAFTA special award. In 2015, she won the Game Developers Choice Awards coveted Ambassador Award. She's a 2014 Fulbright Scholar and is the recipient of the 2013 Women in Games Lifetime Achievement Award by Microsoft. With design credits in 49 games, her portfolio includes the Wizardry series and her highly anticipated new game, Empire of Sin. But it's her critically acclaimed and deeply meaningful analog game series called The Message Is The Mechanic that fueled much of the discussion in this episode.
Empire of Sin releases on December 1, 2020 for PC, Mac, Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.
Follow Brenda on Twitter at @br.
Check out a transcript of this episode here.