Arnie Niekamp is the director of the video game Drawful, writer and director for You Don’t Know Jack and Fibbage. He’s also the host of the podcast Hello from the Magic Tavern and a founding member of the improv group Whirled News Tonight in Chicago.
In this episode of the podcast, Arnie talks about having a daughter born several months early and how that’s impacted his early experiences with fatherhood. He also talks about the difference between performing for an audience and improvising for a podcast. And he shares how video game writing and direction works and how improv and game design are like parenting.