Game Designer Workshop Episode 20: Doctor, Witch Doctor and Outlining

Caleb is working on a new game! Called Doctor, Witch Doctor, it’s a fun storytelling game about medical melodrama shows and magic. Make up magical cures for weird magical diseases! Get addicted to weird magical drugs! We also talk about outlining larger projects, Red Markets updates, and Upwind: Three Beasts.

Song: Witch Doctor by Erthling

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  1. Very glad you are back in the design seat!

  2. I’m not super good at improv but this looks like it would be a good entry point.

    Ross: I would totally play a search and rescue game. I was thinking of how great a S&R videogame would be a while ago.

  3. I haven’t listened yet, can you cure ligma in caleb’s new game?

  4. I do like Ross’s idea of having resurrection on the table, with consequences. It could allow things like “You’re a zombie now!” or “You’re a shrunken head, but alive!” or even “You’re a ghost bound to the medical ward!”

  5. Caleb’s waif is painfully funny, as per usual.

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