...is a podcast featuring a series of in-depth, one-on-one conversations between game makers. The Game Maker's Notebook features several hosts including; Ted Price, Board Member of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and Founder & President of Insomniac Games; Robin Hunicke, Designer and CEO at Funomena, and composer Austin Wintory. This podcast provides a thoughtful and intimate perspective on the business and craft of interactive entertainment from a variety of perspectives within the games industry. 

If you would like to suggest a guest for a future episode, please contact Claudio Tapia at claudio@interactive.org.

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