Rumrunners: A Prohibition Era Street Game

Designers Rumrunners was co-designed, co-produced and co-directed by Catherine Herdlick and Sarah Romoslawski Dates Run So far, Rumrunners has only been run once — November 9th, 2013 at the San Francisco Come Out and Play Festival.  We hope to run it again, it was a…

Games User Research is for Game Design!

During Fall 2012 I presented with Marina Kobayashi at the San Francisco Game Design Conference.  Not to be confused with GDC, the Game Design Conference was a smaller event that focused solely on aspects of game design. The talk defines Games User Research (GUR), and…

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Reflections on Playtesting at Sifteo, Part 1

While at Sifteo, my title was Game Designer, however, I took on the role of leading playtesting for all the pack-in titles for the gen 2 New Sifteo Cube launch.   Thus, Sifteo needed to test five titles all at once — Chroma Splash, Word Caravan…