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. http://gritfish.net Music by Danny Baranowsky
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: https://elsinore-game.com She's @katiechironis on Twitter. Music by Danny Baranowsky
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
In this discussion with Rick Davidson of GameCareerCoach.com 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 http://gamkedo.training Music by Danny Baranowsky
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 http://otherworldinteractive.com and https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rtgray/apartment-a-separated-place Music by Danny Baranowsky
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
Meet Mark Diaz, a gameplay programmer on Doom 2016 with id Software. In this live talk to http://gamkedo.club he shares his career path, time at Full Sail, RPG engine side project, C++ renderer programming, and advice. Music by Danny Baranowsky
Today you'll hear from @orchidgoth about her work with Casual Connect (18-20 July 2016 in San Francisco), editing and curating the http://www.gamesauce.biz postmortems, and her first experiences developing games. Music by Danny Baranowsky
Nic Vasconcellos and Holden Link of Turbo Button developed Adventure Time VR, SMS Racing, Floor Plan, and more! This is their talk with http://gamkedo.club The podcast is now Gamkedo.Community (formerly GameDevsLikeYou). Music by Danny Baranowsky
Chad LaClair was a world builder for BioShock Infinite and more recently is an indie studio cofounder and artist for Molasses Flood, creators of Flame in the Flood. Here he was speaking with our practice group, http://gamkedo.club Music by Danny Baranowsky
Erin Reynolds is the Creative Director for Nevermind, a successfully crowdfunded horror game with biosensor feedback integration. Find out more via @nevermindgame and http://nevermindgame.com Music by Danny Baranowsky.
Tabby Rose is a lead developer for Quench, a narrative puzzle game currently on KickStarter. We discuss funding, marketing, and more. Follow their game @quenchgame on Twitter or her at @tabbyrose Music by Danny Baranowsky.
Tyler Coleman is an indie developer working on Merchant, a hit menu-driven mobile game where you play as an RPG clerk. Learn about how they foster community at https://www.reddit.com/r/merchantrpg and more! Music by Danny Baranowsky
Meet Caspar Gray. Today he's half of the Arsenal agency (thearsenalagency.com) helping developers land publishing deals. In the past he worked on the publishing side at Eidos and Square Enix. Follow @unfriendlyghost on Twitter. Music by Danny Baranowsky
Brad Carney started his career as a PS2 developer on an FPS/fighting game hybrid, but more recently has led Wrack game (wrackgame.com) and its sequel Starfall (now on KickStarter). He's @FBECarnevil on Twitter. Music by Danny Baranowsky
Allison Vansickle (@AlliTheAnimal) and Royce Rogers (@Roycetherogers) of @OverHookGames talk about their mobile game ZenFold, console development difficulties, GDC, and making games in the midwest (KC MO!) Music by Danny Baranowsky
In Part 2 Lee Perry (Lead Design for Gears of War and Unreal Tournament) discusses his indie VR game - MoonStrikeVR.com - and he also offers advice to new game developers. Follow him on Twitter as @MrLeePerry Music by Danny Baranowsky
Lee Perry was an artist at SquareSoft, art director and lead level designer for Ion Storm Dallas (Anachronox), then lead/sr. level/gameplay designer on Unreal Tournament and Gears of Wars series. Part 2 is coming next week! Music by Danny Baranowsky
Rob Jagnow, Lazy 8's founder. His indie game Cogs earned nearly $1 million. Their next game, Extrasolar, was a whole new kind of experience. Game About *: http://www.lazy8studios.com/star/index.html Extrasolar: extrasolar.com Music by Danny Baranowsky
Brett Sweeney has programmed for social games, a Lara Croft title, and now League of Legends. Hear about job interviews, getting started, and more. He's ubiquitous42 on most networks and @brettmotron on Twitter. Music by Danny Baranowsky
Today's interview is with Matt Tonks, programmer formerly at Electronic Arts then Epic Games for Gears of War 2 & 3, now on a founding team for bitmonstergames.com We discuss their iOS and Steam early access games and more. Music by Danny Baranowsky
David's been making games professionally for over three decades, with projects for Activision, Disney, and Electronic Arts, including hits like Duck Tales, The Prisoner, Heroes of Might and Magic, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines, and dozens more. Music by Danny Baranowsky.
Bethany Martin is a graduate student in USC's Interactive Media program. She has a background in visual art but has taught herself programming in her move to game design and development. Find her on Twitter as @Artizaw5um Music by Danny Baranowsky
This is Part 2 of a 2 part interview with Jason Spencer about his professional level design career. Follow him on Twitter as @wolfen420 and view his portfolio at http://wolfenproductions.com Music by Danny Baranowsky