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Game Industry Games Humor Writing

Turns Out 90s Nickelodeon Star Lori Beth Denberg Worked on a Cancelled Marketing Campaign for PlanetSide 2

Gather ’round, fellow 90s kids, and I will share with you the tale of All That star Lori Beth Denberg’s foray into video game marketing, the role PlanetSide 2 played in her return to acting, and the quest for three fully-produced ads–once thought to be online–that were never officially released.

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Author Game Development Game Industry Interview Podcast Writing

Virtual Book Tour: Podcast vs Player

The Inside Video Game Creation virtual book tour continues with a segment for the always-entertaining Podcast vs Player podcast crew. We discuss the book, unusual interview experiences, balance and sacrifice in the industry, and more.

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Game Industry Interview Podcast Writing

Virtual Book Tour: Zero to Play

Todd appears on Carl Leducq’s podcast, Zero to Play, to discuss his new book, Inside Video Game Creation, indie game development, trends in the game industry, and more.

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Business Game Development Game Industry Games Interview Podcast Writing

Inside Video Game Creation Is Out Now!

At long last, Todd’s Q&A interview book is out!

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Business Design Game Development Game Industry Games Interview Podcast Writing

Game Developers Tell Personal Tales of Triumph and Sacrifice in New Interview Book

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

St. Louis, Missouri, 4/4/2021Inside Video Game Creation: Development Experts Share Their Stories, a set of Q&A interviews with video game creators ranging from solo hobbyists to triple-A veterans, is available for digital pre-order ahead of its April 6 release on Amazon in eBook and paperback formats.

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Game Industry Games Interview Podcast

Michelle Franklin of Recombobulator Games

Accomplished writer Michelle Franklin of Recombobulator Games calls in to discuss cats, floods, and Space Boat, a shiny upcoming narrative adventure game being developed by a team of triple-A industry survivors with credits on Mass Effect 3, DeadSpace 2, Hannah Montana, and more.

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Game Development Game Industry Live Events Podcast

GDC Showcase Check-In

Welcome to GDC Showcase week! This is your first podcast check-in from the event. Hear about the sessions so far, including great chats with the legendary Warren Spector and Sucker Punch Productions co-founder Brian Fleming, then get tips for the event and what to keep an eye on for the rest of the week!

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Game Development Game Industry Live Events

Warren Spector on Conspiracy Theories: “I’m Not Sure I’d Make Deus Ex Today”

GDC Showcase is upon us! A combination of live events and pre-recorded presentations with live speaker chats is underway from the 15th through 19th, and the week kicked off with a somber moment from Warren Spector.

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Business Game Industry Podcast Web

Pitch Better Than the Pros

It’s difficult pitching yourself and what you have to offer, but it’s important that you’re able to do it when you need to. In this episode, hear about some of the most common mistakes that even the pros make when pitching, and what you can do to stand apart.

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Game Development Game Industry Productivity

Pitch Anything to Anyone

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I get a lot of pitches. I run several growing social media accounts, I host and produce GameDev Breakdown, and technically, I’m the editor-in-chief here at CodeWritePlay. Sure, I’m usually only editing for myself, but I assure you I’m a handful. It’s a useful mindset because from men’s health experts to annual film awards, people pitch me on what they have to offer each and every day.