Ed Healy



game industry professionals discuss game design, production, marketing and sales


  • Storytellers: Philippe-Antoine Ménard

    Storytellers: Philippe-Antoine Ménard


    Guest: Philippe-Antoine Ménard, the Chatty DM Recorded: 18 March 2010 Mentioned: * http://chattydm.net/ * http://www.perf.etsmtl.ca/ * http://twistimage.com/ * http://www.paxsite.com/paxeast/

  • Storytellers: Scott “Aldie” Alden

    Storytellers: Scott “Aldie” Alden


    Guest: Scott ‘Aldie’ Alden from Geekdō Recorded: 17 March 2010 Mentioned: * http://popurls.com/ * http://alltop.com/ * https://rpxnow.com/ * http://www.geekdo.com/ * http://www.shacknews.com/ * http://www.gamecabinet.com/ * http://www.funagain.com/ * http://www.ted.com/ * http://www.boardgamegeek.com/bggcon

  • Transparent PDF Pricing

    Transparent PDF Pricing

    03/10/2009 Duration: 04min

    I called John to tell him what I found out about the prevailing prices for PDFs in the 96-page and 128-page range.  Have a listen: http://ephealy.com/transparentgames005.MP3

  • Transparent Business

    Transparent Business

    01/10/2009 Duration: 35min

    John and I decided we need to find a new home for this project. We also talked about money, doing market research, and putting hard-core development on hold until we can integrate Jess into the mix. Have a listen: http://ephealy.com/transparentgames004.MP3

  • Transparent Morality

    Transparent Morality

    30/09/2009 Duration: 01h06min

    John and I talked about some higher-level stuff; the game’s going to be about moral choices. We riffed about some crunchy stuff, such as alignment, favors, and social combat. Right now, John’s contacting Jess Heinig to see if he’ll be our system monkey. Fingers crossed. Have a listen: http://ephealy.com/transparentgames003.MP3

  • Transparent Thieves

    Transparent Thieves

    30/09/2009 Duration: 20min

    John and I decided some more stuff. We’ll be using our blogs, instead of email, to send messages to back and forth. We’ve also decided what we’ll be writing about and, tentatively, what system we’ll be using. Have a listen: http://ephealy.com/transparentgames002.MP3

  • Transparent Publishing?

    Transparent Publishing?

    30/09/2009 Duration: 46min

    John Wick and I are starting an experiment. Have a listen: http://ephealy.com/transparentgames001.MP3

  • This Just In…From GenCon 2009! Saturday 5pm

    This Just In…From GenCon 2009! Saturday 5pm

    16/08/2009 Duration: 05min

    I cohosted an episode of This Just in… with Ryan Macklin and had a blast. Guests Eddy Webb (White Wolf Publishing) and Brennan Taylor (Indie Press Revolution) were awesome. I’m not sure if we talked about anything important, but we had fun.

  • This Just In…From GenCon 2009! Pre-show #2

    This Just In…From GenCon 2009! Pre-show #2

    30/07/2009 Duration: 20min

    On the second pre-show episode of This Just In From GenCon 2009, I joined Ryan Macklin to talk about convention survival. We went into the 1-2-3 rule (minimum of 1 shower, 2 meals, 3 hours of sleep per day) and some tips that we’ve picked up from their years traveling the convention circuit and from […]

  • gamerati: Shel Holtz (FIR)

    gamerati: Shel Holtz (FIR)

    30/06/2009 Duration: 10min

    Shel Holtz has been helping companies communicate for over thirty years. In 2005, he started For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report with his co-host Neville Hobson. Since then, they have produced over 450 shows discussing public relations and technology. I asked Shel to speak with me about podcasting and how it can help […]

  • Board Games (gamerati)

    Board Games (gamerati)

    06/06/2009 Duration: 36min

    I asked a number of industry professionals to join me for an informal chat about board games. We talked about a number of things, from the apparent strength of the current board game market to ways all levels of the industry can help each other bring more games to more customers. gamerati Hans Isaacson: President […]

  • gamerati: Jason Falls (Doe-Anderson)

    gamerati: Jason Falls (Doe-Anderson)

    18/03/2009 Duration: 11min

    Jason Falls, VP Interactive and Online Communications at Doe-Anderson, and I speak about branding and social media. Jason’s Home Page: http://jasonfalls.com/ Jason’s Blog: http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/ gamerati: Jason Falls (Doe-Anderson)

  • gamerati: BIG Jason Henderson

    gamerati: BIG Jason Henderson

    17/03/2009 Duration: 10min

    gamerati: BIG Jason Henderson Jason Henderson is the world’s leading expert on search engine optimization for the Miva Merchant shopping cart. We spoke about landing page optimization and email marketing.

  • gamerati: Stan! (Super Genius Games)

    gamerati: Stan! (Super Genius Games)

    16/03/2009 Duration: 15min

    gamerati: Stan! (Super Genius Games) Stan! (Super Genius Games) talks about market research, and treating your business like… a business.

  • gamerati: Steve Russell (Rite Publishing)

    gamerati: Steve Russell (Rite Publishing)

    15/03/2009 Duration: 15min

    gamerati: Steve Russell (Rite Publishing) Steve Russell talks about how the patronage model changed everything about the way he does business at Rite Publishing. Related: Atomic Array 023 (Rite Publishing)