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James Ross of Monster Finger Games

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.

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Photos of Peter Moore and More

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…

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The Teams Behind Rank: Warmaster and Altercation

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.

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Let’s Make a PlayStation Game

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.

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Game Dev Talk Has Landed on Roku

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.

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PO Boxes Are Not Cool or Fun

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!

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#GameDev Breakdown Video Show – Gaming’s Darkest Hour

A bizarre swatting incident in Wichita leaves a totally uninvolved man dead, the World Health Organization includes a gaming addiction disorder in its draft for the International Compendium of Diseases, and we follow up on a recommendation from last week’s show.

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Gone Fishin’

Cast your cares away and join us on a wilderness getaway in the form of a show recorded inside a massively multiplayer online first-person fishing game. Yes, really. 

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Confidence and Cash in Indie Games

John praises Brawlhalla at length, Todd crowns a diet soda for champions, and we take a look at epic successes and failures in some of the most popular business models for indie studios and their games.

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On The Daily Wire’s Mysterious Coverage of Grand Theft Auto

 

If you’ve already heard our latest episode of the GameDev Breakdown podcast, you’ll already be familiar with this topic. This article will serve to provide links and structure our case about why this article was poorly handled and perhaps even a little irresponsible, outside the casual conversational setting we maintain on the show. If you haven’t heard the show, please do, but we’ll take a moment to catch you up.