Category: Game Industry

NBA Jam Book Author Reyan Ali Returns

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/745196257-user-782123614-nba-jam-book-author-reyan-ali-returns.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Reyan Ali returns after the launch of NBA Jam from Boss Fight Books to weigh in on Cowboy vs. McGregor, Smash Bros. headlines, the Aaron Hernandez documentary, how to…




David Jagneaux of UploadVR

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/741578539-user-782123614-david-jagneaux-of-uploadvr.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More I met David via Twitter while freelancing for Zam.com (now Fanbyte). Beyond writing the definitive unofficial book on Roblox, David has picked up bylines at Forbes Games, IGN, Vice,…




Are NDAs Ever Really Enforced?

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/725557888-user-782123614-are-ndas-ever-really-enforced.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More We all hear about the importance of non-disclosure agreements, particularly in the game industry. Should we take them seriously? Is anyone ever truly held accountable for breaking one? We…




Indie Developers Are Screwed

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The Increasingly Complex World of Cheating in Video Games

This article was originally published at the now-defunct Zam. Cheating is as old as gaming, but it still presents brand new problems. Gone are the days of simple cheat codes in secluded sessions between player and machine. In their place, a booming new business thrives. Companies battle in court for the right to offer cheat…




Ash Lyons of Gearbox

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/693580852-user-782123614-ash-lyons-of-gearbox.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Fresh off of his contributions to Borderlands 3, Gearbox senior VFX artist Ash Lyons calls in to talk about the post-release mood, parenting in the triple-A development space, and…




Surviving Remote Work

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Anger is Optional

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/690791116-user-782123614-anger-is-optional.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Todd provides an update on the studio, the state of the podcast, and thoughts on managing gaming’s impact on our attitude. This is a shorter episode while I finish…




Game Designer Richard Rouse III

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/684115925-user-782123614-game-designer-richard-rouse-iii.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Richard Rouse III calls in to talk about his new indie title, The Church in the Darkness, and treats us to some stories from his fantastic career including the…




Nightfall Unlimited Appearance

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/683616564-user-782123614-nightfall-unlimited-appearance.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Todd puts in an appearance on the Nightfall Unlimited test show with fan favorite Ray Marek, but not before an extended rant about positivity. Okay, Todd here, this is…