Dan Harary, founder of the Asbury PR agency, calls in to discuss his new book, Flirting with Fame, his experiences working and networking with practically everyone in Hollywood, and his no-nonsense approach to generating buzz. Listen in for old-school know-how and insight into the mindset of a PR pro who’s seen it all.
Jordan Mauriello of MoreYellow
MoreYellow CEO, Jordan Mauriello, joins to discuss corporate and personal brand management, what it takes to turn heads at game launch time, and what generating buzz may look like with the game industry’s next set of big changes.
GameDev Breakdown: Developer and Streamer Chris Gardner
The freestyle coder himself drops in to discuss the ups and downs of live coding, presenting at and organizing conferences, navigating the world of non-game commercial software development, and more. We also discuss what we’re playing now and what games we’re looking forward to getting our hands on.
News, State of the Pod, and Philip Molodkovets of Wargaming
Welcome back! Here are some updates–including the scoop on Inside Video Game Creation in the latest deal at StoryBundle–a word on the state of the podcast, and an exclusive interview with Philip Molodkovets, Wargaming’s executive producer on World of Warships.
Triple-A Environment Artist James Brady
Ireland-based freelance artist James Brady calls in to discuss his meteoric rise in the game industry, including contributions to major triple-A titles such as Halo Infinite, Red Dead Redemption 2, Rogue Company, Hitman 2, PUBG, Dying Light 2, and more.
Our Extended Chat with Bestselling Halo, Star Wars, and Dungeons & Dragons Author Troy Denning
Following the release of his latest novel, Halo: Divine Wind, we grabbed an hour of Troy Denning’s time to talk about Halo, contributing to other legendary series including Star Wars and Dungeons & Dragons, collaborating with 343 Industries, how tie-ins differ from other writing projects, his philosophy on productivity, and much more.
Star Citizen’s Senior Lead Gameplay Engineer Goes Indie – Chad and Curtis McKinney of Bit Rot
Chad and Curtis McKinney, Ph. D. (yes, both) call in to discuss Chad’s experience with Cloud Imperium working on Star Citizen and their collaborative indie efforts on Recursive Ruin, a “kaleidoscopic first-person narrative puzzle game” not quite like anything else you’ve likely seen.
Exclusive Release Day Interview with Halo: Divine Wind Author, Troy Denning
Prolific bestselling author Troy Denning calls in on release day for Halo: Divine Wind. We discuss the book’s place in the Halo universe, his experiences collaborating with 343 Industries, and the sentimental inspiration for his first Halo story.
Mat Bradley-Tschirgi Returns Again
Industry author, journalist, and developer Mat Bradley-Tschirgi returns to discuss his indie game collaboration with notorious filmmaker Uwe Boll, his interview with legendary Sierra Online founder Ken Williams, getting his first article on Polygon, and more.
Richard Butler of RAGE Works
Richard Butler, New York-based Editor-in-Chief of RAGE Works calls in to discuss the early days of podcasting, his journey through the geek culture world, and how none other than GaryVee nearly convinced him to give up on his dreams.