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The Virtual Book Tour Continues

Todd promotes–and in one case, absolutely does not promote–his new book, Inside Video Game Creation, in three more chats with industry podcast hosts at Moonlight Game Devs, What Else Do You Do?, and GamerHeads.

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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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Quitting Jobs with Matt Hill

Twitch streamer and friend of the show Matt Hill returns to talk workplace antics and exit strategies.

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James Ross of Monster Finger Games

Alien Scumbags designer and developer, James Ross, calls in to discuss his game’s early success and some of the unique ways he’s involved community members in the project. We also age ourselves with talk of floppy disks and Game Maker version 1.0.

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Photos of Peter Moore and More

For a change of pace, we go back and follow up on a set of previous news stories to see where things ended up. Topics include LEGO and Unity, the Playdate, EA’s FIFA loot boxes, and Moore…

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News 12-14

EA has scooped up Codemasters at great cost. Germany is investigating Facebook over potentially anticompetitive practices in handling the Quest 2. Players are seeking–and receiving–refunds for Cyberpunk 2077, and it only gets weirder from here.

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My Big Stupid Mouth

Trying to leverage LinkedIn and participating in a discussion about parenting, revenue models, and publisher trust may have recently landed me deeper in enemy territory than I intended to go. Get the full story, hear a good rule of thumb for dealing with publishers, and learn a two-word phrase that lets you know to stop listening to anyone immediately.

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Episode 100

Well we did it. 100 episodes of GameDev Breakdown.

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#ScreenshotSaturday Fun: LowRez vibes and close-up archers

It’s that time again! Designers and developers around the globe are putting out their fine photos and GIFs for our enjoyment. Jam projects are nearing completion, demos are up for download, and someone is finally working on more sweet, sweet pro wrestling action. Let’s dig in.

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#ScreenshotSaturday Fun: Robots, Malls, and Bed-browsing

If you don’t know about #ScreenshotSaturday on Twitter (and elsewhere), it’s when game developers in every conceivable project phase grab a screenshot, record a video, or create a GIF of what they’re working on, so they can show it around and enjoy a few moments of recognition and valuable feedback as they gather the courage to face another week.