Game Happens! If you work at it – DAG pod 19

In this episode we are with Urustar, the pure indie game creators from Genoa who recently organized Game Happens!

a workshop and a networking event focusing on the economic growth of the video game industry in Italy, especially in Genoa and in the Liguria region.

Here is the podcast:

Design a Game Podcast 19


Here is also Rami Ismail talk which is referred to in the podcast:


Urustar are the delightful & talented Alessandra Carboni & Marina Rossi, the mirandolian Federico Fasce and the mysterious, silently hooded Lorenzo Pigozzo.

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Interview with Federico Fasce of Urustar – DAG Pod 8


In this Design a Game podcast we interviewed Federico Fasce, game designer at Urustar, a small video game factory based in Genova, Italy.

The audio quality of the podcast is not perfect, but it gets better after a while. It is also a quite long interview, but we touch several different topics. Here is the podcast:

Design A Game POD 8 Federico Fasce


Some of the links quoted:

The Urustar game Anheuristic done at Global Game Jam 2013.






On the Bosch art game.




The Proteus game.

For the various game design books that we quoted I’ve put together a public list on Amazon.

Premio Archimede is here:

You can find Federico Fasce on Twitter here, and Pietro Polsinelli on Twitter here.

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