Episode #14 : Interview with Joshua Gillingham (Althingi: Saga Heroes) - History and Games Lab Podcast
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In this episode, host Eduard Gafton is joined once more by Althingi designer Joshua Gillingham as he makes a triumphant return to the show and talks about the challenges of making and releasing the expansion Saga Heroes.
○ 00:00:00 - Intro
○ 00:06:03 - When did Joshua realise that Althingi was worth expanding on?
○ 00:22:39 - How much can we trust the sagas as historical sources?
○ 00:33:38 - Althingi as a trans-media, cross-projects endeavour
○ 00:39:21 - Joshua's advice for those wanting to get into game design
○ 00:47:00 - Outro
𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐄𝐩𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐝𝐞
○ Althingi: Saga Heroes pre-launch page on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/joshuagillingham/althingi-saga-heroes
○ Althingi: One Will Rise: https://outlandentertainment.com/work/althingi-one-will-rise/
○ Althingi: The Crescent & The Northern Star: https://outlandentertainment.com/work/althingi-the-crescent-and-the-northern-star/
○ The Gatewatch: https://www.crowsnestbooks.com/product/the-gatewatch/
○ The Everspring: https://www.crowsnestbooks.com/product/the-everspring/
○ Old Norse for Modern Times: https://outlandentertainment.com/work/vikingverse-old-norse-for-modern-times/
○ Ran’s Daughters by Kaitlin Felix: https://katifelix.com/announcement-althingi/
○ The Far Traveler by Nancy Marie Brown: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1631447.The_Far_Traveler?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=BsESHGt8d8&rank=1
○ The Saga of Heidrik the Wise - translated by Christopher Tolkien: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/6583457-the-saga-of-king-heidrek-the-wise
○ Saga Thing Podcast: https://sagathing.podbean.com/
○ Return to Dark Tower: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256680/return-dark-tower
○ Jorvik Viking Museum: https://www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk/
○ Capital City Comic Con: https://capitalcitycomiccon.ca/
○ SHUX 2022: https://www.shutupandsitdown.com/shux22/
○ Find Joshua on his website: www.joshuagillingham.ca
○ Find Joshua on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoshMGillingham
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Intro/Outro Music: Call to Adventure by Kevin MacLeod