away from keyboard

A podcast about the Berlin game scene


away from keyboard is a podcast about the Berlin game scene. This show is produced by the freelance journalists Daniel Ziegener and Lara Keilbart.

You can listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Get early access to episodes and bonus interviews by supporting us on Patreon.

Check out some of our latest episodes:


Video Games are Art – But what is an "Art Game"?

Jira, Chloe and Gabriel are part of the AAA, a software art collective based in Berlin. They just released their latest game "Utopias: Navigating Without Coordinates".

Archiving the Queer History of Video Games

Videogames have always been queer. Earlier this year an exhibition at Schwules Museum documented the history of the LGBTQ community for the first time.

The curators of "Rainbow Arcade" were Jan Schnorrenberg, Sarah Rudolph and Adrienne Shaw. In this episode they explain, why archiving our digital history in physical spaces is still important.

The Business of Making Games in Berlin

In this episode indie developer Stephan Hövelbrinks talks about why he's exhibiting his game at Quo Vadis, Philipp Lanik tells us why mobile game maker KING came to Berlin and Nadia Karroue explains why she's working and living in Berlin.