Category: Writing

Blake J. Harris, Author of Console Wars and The History of the Future

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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…




Jordan Mychal Lemos of Ubisoft

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/612800070-user-782123614-jordan-mychal-lemos-of-ubisoft.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Jordan Lemos is a WGA award-nominated scriptwriter working at Ubisoft in Québec, with writing credit on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and the words of Socrates himself. He’s been a Twitter…




Joshua Davidson of Gearbox Software

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/609327297-user-782123614-joshua-davidson-of-gearbox-software.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Joshua Davidson is a senior sound designer working at Gearbox Software in the Dallas, Texas area. After leaving Full Sail University in 2007, he Contributed to Red Faction: Guerilla…




Author David L. Craddock

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NBA Jam Book Author, Reyan Ali

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/571749414-user-782123614-nba-jam-book-author-reyan-ali.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More I first interacted with Reyan Ali over Twitter just about a year ago. I’d just partnered with Microsoft to do a series of podcasts at GDC which was a…




Creating Universes and Characters with Ray Marek of Unparalleled Comics

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/559662204-user-782123614-creating-universes-and-characters-with-ray-marek-of-unparalleled-comics.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Story-driven games are often revered as the height of artistic game development. For as dearly as we all hold Rocket League, it can’t match the impact of Mass Effect or tug…




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…




Who Is Video James?

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Takeaways from the ArenaNet Firings

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