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Episode 100

Well we did it. 100 episodes of GameDev Breakdown.

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Design Game Development Humor Web

#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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Game Development Humor Web

#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.

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Humor Podcast Web

GameDev Breakdown Podcast: Your Calls and Clips

We put out the call for topics, questions, and feedback on our new account at Swell, and you answered!

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Games Humor Writing

Our Trip to the Last Aladdin’s Castle Arcade

Because my photo post exploded on Twitter with nearly 10,000 impressions and engagement from about 2,500 people at the time of writing, here’s the story of our trip to the last remaining Aladdin’s Castle in Quincy, Illinois.

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Business Game Industry Humor Podcast

Rock, Paper, FIFA

A pro FIFA player loses a qualifier over a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. EA’s response is…surprising…we discuss the takeaways for anyone developing a potential eSports game.

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Design Game Development Humor

Quick UV Image Texturing in Blender

We took a hilarious turn for the ridiculous here and I could not be more pleased.

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Game Development Game Industry Humor Podcast Writing

NBA Jam Book Author Reyan Ali Returns

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 cover up an R. Kelly tattoo, and making loved ones eat just a small, supermarket-sized sampling of crow.

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Code Humor Podcast

Yes, Coding Is Hard

A viral tweet suggests coding isn’t hard, developers are just gatekeeping. Yikes.

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Game Designer Richard Rouse III

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 design of The Suffering, writing Game Design: Theory & Practice, and some interesting creative projects we never got to see.

Richard is a really insightful guy. He has too much writing and too many talks to fully list here, but I encourage you to check out his wisdom around the web. I could have filled much more than a one-hour show while picking his brain–and I’d love to have him back for more–but I sure appreciate the time he took with us this time.

I wanted to be sure to include the IGN article that was written after Richard and Midway lured game journalists into a defunct prison and locked them in overnight. Richard even seemed to get a kick out of revisiting the topic. It’s a little piece of unique game PR history, don’t miss it.

https://ca.ign.com/articles/2003/10/24/west-virginia-ghost-hunt

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