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The Increasingly Complex World of Cheating in Video Games

This article was originally published at the now-defunct Zam. Cheating is as old as gaming, but it still presents brand new problems. Gone are the days of simple cheat codes in secluded sessions between player and machine. In their place, a booming new business thrives. Companies battle in court for the right to offer cheat…




Nightfall Unlimited Appearance

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/683616564-user-782123614-nightfall-unlimited-appearance.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Todd puts in an appearance on the Nightfall Unlimited test show with fan favorite Ray Marek, but not before an extended rant about positivity. Okay, Todd here, this is…




Matt Hill of OHCPlay

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#GameDev Breakdown is One of Ask GameDev’s 9 Best Game Development Podcasts

Ask Gamedev, a YouTube channel founded and run by game industry veterans, has listed our very own companion podcast, #GameDev Breakdown, as one of its 9 Game Development Podcasts All Devs Need to Listen to. The video segment, dated July 23, 2019, compiles the group’s top podcast picks for aspiring game developers and game dev…




Things I Learned by Running a Game Jam

This post is a recap of my experiences running this year’s Itch.io Jam for Kids, including a few things you may want to keep in mind if you’re ever in charge of a jam yourself. On or around June 18th, my four-year-old asked me to make him a video game about trains. This was actually…




Rob Hewson of Huey Games

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/623869608-user-782123614-rob-hewson-of-huey-games.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Thanks to some gracious networking help from Patreon supporter Mark Feller and Indie Gamer Chick, this time we’re hearing from LEGO games veteran and current Huey Games CEO/Creative Director…




This Is How Fast Bad Journalism Creates Problems in the Game Industry

If you recently heard something like “Borderlands 3 Will Feature 25 Times as Many Guns as Borderlands 2,” you’re a victim of bad game journalism, and you deserve to know what’s actually going on. Those of you who follow the site, the GameDev Breakdown podcast, or our community over at Patreon know that we recently…




Welcome Back, Here’s the News

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/598868355-user-782123614-gamedev-breakdown-podcast-welcome-back-heres-the-news.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Glad to be back with another podcast and all kinds of news! In this show, I’ll go over some development topics from Twitter, we’ll talk a little bit about…




The World of Pico-8

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/528779265-user-782123614-the-world-of-pico-8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More At last! We’ve certainly discussed Pico-8 enough on the podcast to warrant this top-to-bottom look at Pico-8 in general, which includes a walkthrough of my latest Pico-8 project, Letterworks, from design…




To Those About to Jam: Part 1

Unconventional Advice for Your Game Dev Journey In this series, I will pass on odd lessons from over a decade in development that I’m fairly certain you won’t hear anywhere else.  Side Note: We do a game dev podcast that might be perfect for your jam weekend. Part 1: Don’t Get Weird with the Food…