Think Like A Game Designer Podcast: John Zinser

John Zinzer is the CEO of Alderac Entertainment Group. His game design career started over 30 years ago, with Shadis Magazine and the CCG Legend of the Five Rings. In this episode, he tells one of the most entertaining and educational origin stories on the podcast....

Quality Questions Challenge

Just in time for the New Year, I’m excited to announce something that I’ve been working on behind the scenes for a little while now. It’s a two week challenge that could change your life forever… For more than 10 years I’ve been immersed in the world of self...

Celebrating Ten Years of Ascension

Ten years ago today I sold the first copy of Ascension. Eighteen months before that, I quit my dream job as game designer for Upper Deck Entertainment. I’d recently finished the World of Warcraft Miniatures game, a huge project that took me three years to bring to...