Category: Podcast

PO Boxes Are Not Cool or Fun

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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…




Don’t Hold Yourself Back

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A Tale of Tutorials

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Yes, Coding Is Hard

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Creating a Prototype

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Treat Your Business Like a Business

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Indie Developers Are Screwed

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Ash Lyons of Gearbox

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Surviving Remote Work

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