This show's mission is to share the stories and views of people from a wide range of background experiences and experience levels, to help show a rich view of what's involved in making games (AAA, indies, game jammers, hobbyists, and more!), various sides of the game industry, and today's game communities and events.
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Gamkedo.Community is an interviews podcast sharing stories and advice from game developers worldwide. Hosted by Chris DeLeon of Made possible in part by supporters on Gamkedo's Patreon

Before it was Gamkedo.Community this show was titled "Game Developers Like You"

Jul 10, 2017

Benson Russell has done game design on Last of Us, Uncharted 2 & 3, Medal of Honor (Allied Assault, Breakthrough, Pacific & European Assault, Airborne), SiN, and Star Trek: Elite Force II. Here's his talk with Music by Danny Baranowsky

Jun 26, 2017

Will Bucher is a lawyer in NYC specializing in intellectual property, with a large chunk of his work and clients related to the game industry. Here's his talk with Gamkedo Club on incorporating, ownership, social media, and more. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Jun 12, 2017

By day, Sean develops slot machine games for He occasionally also does freelance indie game development on the side. Hear a bit about his work, how he got into it, and his advice for near developers. Music by Danny Baranowsky

May 29, 2017

Dr. Jennifer Hazel (@Rx_Pixel) founded @CheckPointOrg, a non-profit connecting mental health resources to game players and developers. Their KickStarter (3-4 days left!) is Learn more at Music by Danny Baranowsky

May 16, 2017

Interview of Chris DeLeon from an unaired podcast pilot by Calvin Pohlhammer (@LudusCalvin of @LudusPress). Chris is stranded on a desert island and can only bring 5 games. Which ones, and why? Music by Danny Baranowsky

May 1, 2017

Colton Spross is a co-founder of Stork Burnt Down, the indie game development studio that created Home Improvisation, a multiplayer VR and Steam game focused on IKEA-like assembly. Colton spoke with Gamkedo Club about doing contract work, marketing, trade shows, online distribution, and more. Find them on Twitter as @storkburntdown Music by Danny Baranowsky

Apr 18, 2017

Tim Waskett is a hobby game development lead, programmer, and designer on Sunbeam, Critical Alpha, Clever Girl, and more at Follow him on Twitter as @StoneBakedGames Make games with Tim and I at Gamkedo.Club Music by Danny Baranowsky

Apr 3, 2017

Jillian spoke with about short-term vs long-term marketing, and being a Twitch streaming partner The new Gamkedo Patreon mentioned is at Music by Danny Baranowsky

Mar 21, 2017

Indie developer and conference speaker Jarryd Huntley chats with http://Gamkedo.Club about, what indie gamedevs can learn from indie musicians, and making games outside the major city hubs. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Mar 6, 2017

Ideas to Action is my (Chris DeLeon's) talk for #ResistJam, a recent activist game jam. In it I lay out how to apply jam skills and strategies to bigger, non-jam goals. Emceed by Maize Wallin. Music by Danny Baranowsky.

Feb 20, 2017

Our most recent guest speaker for Vu discusses Woorld (AR), Wattam, a little about his time at Maxis, his personal side projects, as well as portfolio and interview advice. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Feb 7, 2017

James Dybisz is a tabletop game designer with formal training from Savannah College of Art and Design. He recently spoke with about his recent game Hellbent, being a DnD-style DM, and comparing analog to digital gamedev and play experience. Music by Danny Baranowsky.

Jan 23, 2017

Mark (@Neurotic / is a Developer Advocate for Google Cloud Platform. We discuss why - barring exceptions like Flixel or opengameart - gamedev often doesn't seem as "open" as web/devops communities. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Jan 9, 2017

On September 25 Oasis pitched his first team project in Gamkedo Club: a haunted house adventure with a retro Zelda perspective, to release December 11. Here's what he learned leading his first team game. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Dec 26, 2016

Paul Tozour joins us as a Gamkedo Club speaker. He worked on the Metroid Prime 2 & 3, MechWarrior 4, and more. He's founder of Mothership Entertainment, creating Aven Colony. Music by Danny Baranowsky. Vote:

Dec 12, 2016

Liza Shulyayeva, a DICE tools programmer and Mirrors Edge build engineer, spoke with Gamkedo Club about her career path, snail simulation personal side project, and #1GAM ( experiences. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Nov 29, 2016

Christer "McFunkypants" Kaitila, creator of #1GAM ( and professional indiedev contractor returns to chat with Gamkedo Club 1-2 years after his earlier interview on this podcast :) Music by Danny Baranowsky

Nov 15, 2016

Ichiro Lambe is founder of Dejobaan Games, developers of Elegy for a Dead World, AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! A Reckless Disregard for Gravity, and many more. This is audio of his guest speaking for Music by Danny Baranowsky

Nov 1, 2016

Ian Stocker - @MagicalTimeBean on Twitter - spoke recently with Gamkedo Club about game industry negotiation. He's done it a lot as a freelance game musician, but this extends to art, code, and other contracting. Intro/outro music by Danny Baranowsky

Oct 18, 2016

John Kane created Killing Time at Lightspeed (featured at IndieCade 2016) and Mallow Drops. John recommends a day job when making commercial indie games so you can contract help for music, art, etc. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Oct 3, 2016

In this episode Katie Chironis and I talk discuss game schools: what to look for or how to tell if it's a fit. She's a game designer at Oculus but also leads a KickStarted game team: She's @katiechironis on Twitter. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Sep 20, 2016

Ryan Dombrowski discusses making Suburban Scavengers, his earlier game Dess M-8, and his pathway into game development. As a solo developer he makes his own game art, music, and code. He also co-hosts the Doom Ninja Podcast. Music by Danny Baranowsky

Sep 6, 2016

In this discussion with Rick Davidson of we each share some advice we've found most helpful for developers we've worked with. / To sign up for DeLeon's new free weekly gamedev progress check-in visit Music by Danny Baranowsky

Aug 23, 2016

This week's episode is with Robyn Tong Gray who co-runs the VR company Otherworld Interactive (Sisters) and Kickstarted the indie game a•part•ment. Find out more at and Music by Danny Baranowsky

Aug 8, 2016

Meet Ryan Juckett, AAA turned indie developer, creator of Inverses coming soon to PS4 and Windows (on Steam). Learn about polish, showing at conferences, and more. Follow @InversusGame and @RyanJuckett on Twitter. Music by Danny Baranowsky

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