Accomplished writer Michelle Franklin of Recombobulator Games calls in to discuss cats, floods, and Space Boat, a shiny upcoming narrative adventure game being developed by a team of triple-A industry survivors with credits on Mass Effect 3, DeadSpace 2, Hannah Montana, and more.
Welcome to GDC Showcase week! This is your first podcast check-in from the event. Hear about the sessions so far, including great chats with the legendary Warren Spector and Sucker Punch Productions co-founder Brian Fleming, then get tips for the event and what to keep an eye on for the rest of the week!
It’s difficult pitching yourself and what you have to offer, but it’s important that you’re able to do it when you need to. In this episode, hear about some of the most common mistakes that even the pros make when pitching, and what you can do to stand apart.
A popular studio’s future is in question amid allegations of inappropriate behavior stemming from the highest levels of management. We discuss what’s being reported and examine everyone’s responsibility to identify and help change this pattern in the workplace.
Alien Scumbags designer and developer, James Ross, calls in to discuss his game’s early success and some of the unique ways he’s involved community members in the project. We also age ourselves with talk of floppy disks and Game Maker version 1.0.
For a change of pace, we go back and follow up on a set of previous news stories to see where things ended up. Topics include LEGO and Unity, the Playdate, EA’s FIFA loot boxes, and Moore…
Following their exhibits at Virtual Indie Games Expo 2020, creators from Laser Beams & Particle Streams Software, Inc. share details on the upcoming 4X/RTS/Space flight sim, Rank: Warmaster and Ryan S. Peterson tells us about his upcoming platform brawler, Altercation.
We wrap up the console development series with a look at Sony PlayStation hardware, the development programs they run, interesting funding initiatives, and an unusual story about how Sony delisted a previous podcast guest.
The GameDev Breakdown podcast has just arrived in the Roku Channel Store! There may be some delay before it shows up in search, so the link is available below.
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, check it out!