Writing For Pay Ep. 005 Show Notes

By | October 14, 2007

Eric Franklin plays games, edits games, demonstrates games, writes about games, and for all we know, eats games.

  • 0:25 – Another on-the-scene show, this time from Phoenix Games in Mukilteo. “Neurse Schivosk” is a reference to Greg Costikyan’s Slobbovia.
  • 1:15 – Eric Franklin joins us.
  • 1:36 – The nuts and bolts of Eric’s job editing translations of French games for Asmodee Editions.
  • 2:56 – How Eric got the gig: from demonstrating games at conventions to working on them.
  • 4:34 – A bit about Asmodee’s processes.
  • 6:08 -About the European game industry.
  • 6:55 – Differences between American-style games and European-style games.
  • 8:35 – A preview of the upcoming game Hell Dorado, in which humanity raids Hell for its precious metals and other resources.
  • 9:52 – Challenges of the work.
  • 11:30 – A preview of The Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow: New Moon.
  • 13:10 – The role of game blogs in the industry.
  • 14:02 – Advice for newcomers to the field.

Eric’s blog: http://gamethyme.blogspot.com/

Music by Morgansorange