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The Designers Behind CreatorCrate and Operation Armstrong

We close out allllll that Virtual Indie Games Expo 2020 coverage with the creative minds behind the upcoming roguelike platformer CreatorCrate and the asymmetric VR game–that is, co-op between a headset wearer and their smartphone-equipped teammates–Operation Armstrong.

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The Designers of Last Call for Alcohol and Assimilate!

The party never stops in this episode as the designers behind the card-based drinking game Last Call for Alcohol and the Jackbox-style party game Assimilate! call in to discuss promoting physical games at a distance, design conventions for unusual experiences, and more.

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The designers behind Crumbs and Clash of the Genres

Following their appearances at Virtual Indie Games Expo 2020, the designers behind the Crumbs and Clash of the Genres board games call in to discuss inspiration, pandemic survival, and in one case, getting cut off on Fox News.

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The Teams Behind GunDrill and TeamJumpers

Following their exhibits at Virtual Indie Games Expo 2020, creators behind GunDrill and the TeamJumpers games discuss indie life, platform release strategies, navigating game engine options, dealing with negativity, and more.

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Topgolf with Pro Putt Creator, Ryan Engle

In this episode of the GameDev Breakdown podcast, Ryan Engle calls in to explain how he started as a soloist with an augmented reality putting prototype and wound up leading a team through the development of the definitive virtual reality Topgolf experience.

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John Vitti of Versus Game

Versus CEO and Co-Founder, John Vitti, calls in to discuss the early success of Versus Game, designing around human nature, players as designers, and we speculate about our chances against the eventual rise of the machines.

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Jason Lee of Pixelmatic

Pixelmatic Chief Creative Officer, Jason Lee, calls in to discuss his design contributions to legendary RTS series (Age of Empires, Company of Heroes, and Warhammer 40,000), Pixelmatic’s upcoming space strategy game (Infinite Fleet), and the challenges of implementing actual cryptocurrencies both for in-game trade and to raise funds for the game’s development.

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Design Games Podcast

Playing Under Pressure with Weakest Link Contestant Spencer Scott

Weakest Link contestant Spencer Scott calls in ahead of his debut on NBC’s popular game show to talk about his experience, his mindset under pressure, and the early experiences in his life that may have helped set him on his path. We also take a look at the design of The Weakest Link, what makes it compelling, and what might make for a successful video game adaptation in the modern day.

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Max Pears of CD PROJEKT RED

Cyberpunk 2077 designer Max Pears calls in to discuss his recent book, Let’s Design: Combat, his podcast, Level Design Lobby, and his meteoric rise in game design, from school to Ubisoft’s The Division to CD PROJEKT RED’s most hotly anticipated title to date.

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Thimbleweed Park Developer, Terrible Toybox, May Be Ramping Up Development

Are you a versatile art director seeking remote employment with a legendary team? That’s nice. Good luck! Everyone else rejoice, the Thimbleweed Park team rides again!