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For those new to Mat Bradley-Tschirgi’s work, here are a few things you should know: he may be the leading authority on the work of notorious video game filmmaker Uwe Boll, he’s an accomplished game development educator, and he’s a prolific interviewer. During this episode, we follow up to hear about how readers responded to The Films of Uwe Boll Vol. 1: The Video Game Movies, and hear about his latest book, Simply the Best: Interviews with Video Game Designers, Composers, and Scofflaws.
Todd appears on The Dialog Tree with Roger Reichardt to discuss industry event cancellations and other challenges facing developers amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Salvatore Pane calls in to talk about his work for the upcoming release of RetroMania Wrestling. We discuss his work as a Boss Fight Books author (Mega Man 3), his focus as a university professor, and the trouble with bite-sized physical video games.
Since I started podcasting somewhere around 2013, I’ve spoken with a lot of people who passed on appearances simply because they didn’t think they could do a good appearance. I haven’t been doing this so long that I’ve forgotten having that feeling as well, so the last time I heard this concern I decided to do this primer on all aspects of PR interviews and appearances. If you are in charge of your own marketing efforts, this one is for you. If you’re one of the several people who have told me they’ve decided to forge ahead with a podcast of your own recently, consider this collected wisdom my podwarming gift to you–welcome to the neighborhood. I even finished up with a story I haven’t shared before about being the subject of a very tricky interview with a major news outlet.
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.
GDC 2020 is postponed as COVID-19 becomes a real concern in the US. Several organizations have stepped up to support indies impacted by the change. Here’s the scoop on what’s happening and how you can get involved.
Some devs have all the fun.
Aaron Clifford is the head AR/VR developer for KOVR, a new VR division of video production company, KO Group. He’s a FLASH game dev from back in the day–all of us cool kids were–and managed to leverage his experience into cool projects like the Dragon Age: Inquisition web-based party builder that launched along with the proper game.
Learn the tools of the storytelling trade from one of western culture’s greatest story analysts. We’ll examine the findings of the late screenwriting expert, Syd Field, and look at how collected writing wisdom from outside games translates to our area of expertise.
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.