Todd went on vacation and kinda got stabbed upon returning home, a listener shares some less-than-constructive criticism, and we go in depth on smart planning during game design as well as the dangers of getting too weird with it.
A US state representative targets game publishers and developers, Todd and John take a look at the possible outcomes of government intervention in monetization strategies for games, and we try to make sense of the source of all political gaming strife: Twitter.
We take to the open road in our big rigs or…whatever, discussing a new development in our game industry microtransaction story, then we go through tips for anyone looking to get into indie game development.
John praises Brawlhalla at length, Todd crowns a diet soda for champions, and we take a look at epic successes and failures in some of the most popular business models for indie studios and their games.
The sex abuse and harassment dialogue reaches one studio as another is cut down in its prime. Tension between PUBG and Fortnite’s developers nears fever pitch, and one of the industry’s living legends lets loose on anyone who will listen.
If you’ve already heard our latest episode of the GameDev Breakdown podcast, you’ll already be familiar with this topic. This article will serve to provide links and structure our case about why this article was poorly handled and perhaps even a little irresponsible, outside the casual conversational setting we maintain on the show. If you
Todd returns from Las Vegas, no one knows what to wish one another on Columbus Day, and The Daily Wire posts a mysterious Grand Theft Auto hit piece. We break down the criticism and talk about how poor gaming coverage is leaving a huge portion of gamers in the lurch.
A new Fortnite mode has PUBG’s developers calling foul, a voice talent strike in the game industry may be drawing to a close, and a tech company wants to offer you VR counselling sessions, if you recently won the lottery.