Tag: IndieDev

Exception Game Developer Will Traxler

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/673942352-user-782123614-exception-game-developer-will-traxler.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Will Traxler of Traxmaster Software discusses his new game, Exception, his first commercial release following years of solo development. Will shares insight into his unique post-launch mindset, his solution…




GameDev Gains: BitBucket + Trello = <3

We’re in the last four days of our Itch.io Jam for Kids! I’m working hard on the train game for my son that started it all, and since I just unlocked our Patreon post on planning and prototyping a new game project, I wanted to provide more information about one of my productivity recommendations. As…




The Games That Drove Me to Make My Own

This post is based on a suggestion from our Patreon Writers’ Room by patron Charlie Cox. After the thousands of hours (and usually dollars) we’ve all invested in our game development pursuits, it helps to take opportunities to look back and reflect on (or resent) what we experienced much earlier in life that convinced us…




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…




Author David L. Craddock

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/606616869-user-782123614-author-david-l-craddock.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More If you don’t think you’ve read or at least seen any of David L. Craddock’s phenomenal books on the game industry and game development, check again, you probably have….




The Path of Motus Creator Michael Hicks

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/561249573-user-782123614-the-path-of-motus-creator-michael-hicks.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Michael Hicks has released more creative projects since his late teens than some folks get to throughout an entire career. His top two game releases, Pillar and The Path of Motus, have…




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…




Winning the Screen Time Debate and Forming Your Company

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/557058750-user-782123614-winning-the-screen-time-debate-and-forming-your-company.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Hello 2019! We had huge plans for the Christmas show. If you don’t believe me, check out the functioning Unity game I made to show off as a joke….




The Trouble with Game Jam Culture

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/543714426-user-782123614-the-trouble-with-game-jam-culture.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Following a few discussions on social media in the wake of Ludum Dare 43 (enjoy my photo from LD19), I took an opportunity to gather my thoughts on this…




Annual Holiday Game Design – Thanksgiving 2018

http://media.blubrry.com/gamedevbreakdown/p/audio.voxnest.com/stream/3f0dde127c4a49dbbdb5dbe295347d0c/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/533705994-user-782123614-annual-holiday-game-design-thanksgiving-2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More Happy Thanksgiving! In this special holiday episode, we give thanks for tremendous opportunities we’ve had this year, and for so many kind words from the community. In keeping with…