Soundbite: Chris Crawford on how to give a great speech


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Chris Crawford delivering his 1993 lecture
If you've listened to episode 30 of the show, even if you weren't previously aware of his work, you'll know what a brilliant orator Chris Crawford is. The Dragon Speech — that famous moment where he charged out of the games industry by literally charging out of the room — was arguably his magnum opus, perhaps outweighing even his bestselling geopolitics simulation game Balance of Power for lasting influence and impact on the industry.

And it was only possible thanks to Chris's mastery of the spoken word. Here he describes his approach to public speaking and gives tips on how everyone can give better speeches.

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To learn more about Chris, his Dragon Speech, and his immense importance to the early years of the games industry, be sure to listen to episode 30, 'The Dragon Speech, and Chris Crawford's improbable dream'.

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