Hey everybody! This week we talk with Kyle Simons about his new language-learning RPG, Magicians, and its remarkably rapid rise on Kickstarter! We talk about the following:

  • Kyle’s gamer history
  • The origins of Magicians, and its influences
  • The mechanics and gameplay of Magicians
  • The secrets to Magicians’ Kickstarter success
  • The stretch goals for Magicians, including Andy Kitkowski’s (now unlocked) Japaese language hack!
  • Bullying in Korean schools
  • Standing desks for Godzilla
  • Ideas for the G&G cardset for Magicians