Tag: IndieDev

The Dialog Tree Podcast Appearance

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Inside #IndieDev – Brutal Grounds by AGOG Entertainment

When event organizers postponed GDC 2020 in San Francisco from March to (apparently) an August 4-6 makeup event, development teams all over the world suddenly found themselves scrambling to make up for missed professional networking time, lost opportunities with potential players, and in many circumstances, unrecoverable travel investments. As E3 and other events follow suit…




GDC You Later

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Secrets of Story Structure

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PO Boxes Are Not Cool or Fun

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/730643611-user-782123614-po-boxes-are-not-cool-or-fun.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Todd heads to the post office to record the pre-Christmas mailbag episode. Chaos ensues. Despite this episode’s misadventures, Eggnog Games’ Leaving the Tree box set arrived and it’s incredible,…




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

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/714456439-user-782123614-treat-your-business-like-a-business.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Are “small content creator” support communities really something we should want? In this episode of GameDev Breakdown I take a look at the latest in a trend of proposals…