Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) is an interdisciplinary centre for research/ creation in game studies and design, digital culture and interactive art

Research & Creation


Humour and Games Podcast

Scott DeJong, Marc Lajeunesse, Andrei Zanescu

This podcast series explores the relationship between humour and games thinking through questions of design, player reception, and broader cultural implications. Presented as an edited interview series with a variety of game industry professionals and academic researchers. Each highlights a different aspect of humour (e.g. humour in design, player perspectives, performed humour, community humour etc.). The project attempts to bring together industry perspectives on designing humour in games with that of academics and independent developers.

The podcast will be crosslisted here as well as on a standalone website (), as well as on streaming services including Apple Podcasts and Spotify.


Project Type

Gameplay Cultures / Player Experience