Jonathan Ovadia of AEXLAB calls in to discuss the progress and the story behind the studio’s upcoming virtual reality multiplayer competitive shooter, VAIL. He shares insight into a relatively new funding model for games, his team’s vision for a connected, persistent VR experience, and more.
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.
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.
At long last, Todd’s Q&A interview book is out!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. Louis, Missouri, 4/4/2021 – Inside 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.
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.
Friend of the show Viktor from Blue Pin Studio calls in to discuss how different the Steam launch experience has become, how the pandemic allowed him to chase his dream with a friend, a glimpse into the world of watch repair, and Fable speed runs.
“A lot of problems that you can have in organizations that have 120 people can also be found in organizations that have like 12, so you manage at a smaller scale, but those problems tend to be the same.”
Kamil Krupiński gained a following as a games journalist and editor before moving into the development space. He worked in narrative and quest design on the Dying Light series alongside noteworthy designer Chris Avellone at Techland before moving into a producer role at Draw Distance. He is now a game director and producer for Awaken Realms.