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The Level Design Lobby, breaks down game and level design techniques, showing how they are used within games, as well as how we can improve upon them. It also shares reading material to its audience, while providing interviews with industry professionals.

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Level Design Lobby Max Pears

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The Level Design Lobby, breaks down game and level design techniques, showing how they are used within games, as well as how we can improve upon them. It also shares reading material to its audience, while providing interviews with industry professionals.

Please Subscribe
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/Maxpears
Website: http://www.maxpears.com/

    Level Design Lobby - Reading Materials #45

    Level Design Lobby - Reading Materials #45

    Another month, another great round-up of incredible resources for us all to learn from. In this mini-series I talk about some of my personal fav resources I have found over the past month for us to enjoy and grow from. 
    Support the show: http://bit.ly/33xpKbG
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    Game Texutres
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    Link: https://gametextures.com/
    Discount Code: Level99
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    Let's Design Books
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    Ebook - https://bit.ly/39BakJD
    Physical Books - https://bit.ly/3mfOsbS
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    Resources
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    upgrading OW Games
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5lA1c9i-W4&ab_channel=UpgradingOpenWorldGames
    Deakins
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWecEjVP61E&ab_channel=StudioBinder
    Our Dreams at Dusk
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qA3hg9e9z1g&ab_channel=linesinmotion
    Kevin Penkin
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTC6MwzVZaw&ab_channel=LevelDesignLobby
    Resonant Arc
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8YL7XfWQIs&ab_channel=ResonantArc
    GDC Spatial Cinematography
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L27Qb20AYmc&ab_channel=GDC
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaxPears​
    Website: https://www.maxpears.com/​
    Email: leveldesignlobby@gmail.com
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    Level Design Lobby - 2D Maps : Q&A#19

    Level Design Lobby - 2D Maps : Q&A#19

    Been too long, but Dan is back on the show to help us answer your questions about Level Design. We go through a few of your questions and do our best to answer them and point all of you lovely people in the right direction. 
    Ask Questions Via: http://bit.ly/33xpKbG
    FloorPlan - https://floorplancreator.net/#
    Dungeon Scrawl - https://probabletrain.itch.io/dungeon-scrawl
    Inkcarnate - https://inkarnate.com/
    World Anvil - https://www.worldanvil.com/
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    Game Texutres
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    Link: https://gametextures.com/
    Discount Code: Level99
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    Let's Design Books
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    Ebook - https://bit.ly/39BakJD
    Physical Books - https://bit.ly/3mfOsbS
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    Contact Me
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaxPears​
    Website: https://www.maxpears.com/​
    Email: leveldesignlobby@gmail.com
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    • 18 min
    Level Design Lobby - Rob Dwiar #106

    Level Design Lobby - Rob Dwiar #106

    Joining me today is a fantastic Journalist and Author Rob Dwiar who talks to us about his new upcoming book 'Genius Loci' and what we as level designers and world builders can learn about the nature around us and the virtual nature in games.
    Please Support: http://bit.ly/33xpKbG
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    Game Texutres
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    Link: https://gametextures.com/
    Discount Code: Level99
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    Support Genius Loci
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    10% Discount Code: CHEALSE10
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobDwiar
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    Let's Design Books
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    Ebook - https://bit.ly/39BakJD
    Physical Books - https://bit.ly/3mfOsbS
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    Contact Me
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaxPears​
    Website: https://www.maxpears.com/​
    Email: leveldesignlobby@gmail.com
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    • 34 min
    Level Design Lobby - Kevin Penkin #105

    Level Design Lobby - Kevin Penkin #105

    A great privilege to welcome on to the show the extremely skilled composer Kevin Penkin! Kevin is a game and anime composer who has worked on a number of titles in both fields, he talks to me about his creative process and what inspires him to write music, which best captures the emotion of the project. 
    Please Support: http://bit.ly/33xpKbG
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    Mudstack
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    Use Mudstack Now: https://mudstack.com/
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    Contact Kevin 
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    Twitter - https://twitter.com/kevinpenkin 
    Website - https://www.kpenkmusic.com/ 
    Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/kevinpenkin 
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaxPears​
    Website: https://www.maxpears.com/​
    Email: leveldesignlobby@gmail.com
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    • 56 min
    Level Design Lobby - Game Bake #104

    Level Design Lobby - Game Bake #104

    Publishing and releasing games is not always an element that we focus on when talking about our industry, but how and where we release can have a huge impact on your sales and success. Mike founder of Game Bake talks to us about that process in the Mobile Market and what could be next. 
    Please Support: http://bit.ly/33xpKbG
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    Mudstack
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    Use Mudstack Now: https://mudstack.com/
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    Contact Mike Hudson
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    Game Bake: https://www.gamebake.io/ 
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelahudson/
     
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/mikeahudson_
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    Contact Me
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaxPears​
    Website: https://www.maxpears.com/​
    Email: leveldesignlobby@gmail.com
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    • 34 min
    Level Design Lobby - Spatial Composition #103

    Level Design Lobby - Spatial Composition #103

    Composition is a term we commonly use in photos, paintings, but it is something we can apply with level design by using spatial composition. In this episode, I talk about what is a spatial composition and how we can apply it to our levels to help guide the players. 
    Please Support: http://bit.ly/33xpKbG
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    Level Design Store
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    Gumroad - https://bit.ly/39BakJD
    Physical Books - https://bit.ly/3mfOsbS
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    Contact Me
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaxPears​
    Website: https://www.maxpears.com/​
    Email: leveldesignlobby@gmail.com
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Ip06 ,

Fun & Insghtful

A fun and entertaining podcast and educational too! Really enjoying it

Tp1992 ,

Great incite

This is a very thorough and thoughtful podcast. Very useful in how he identifies and explains the nuances of the games. A must listen for any up and comer and current professional!
Keep up the good work.

MGregory666 ,

Level Design Goodness

A podcast presented by an industry professional about the art of level design. Easy to understand terminology and broken down small manageable chunks. A must listen for anyone interested in level design.

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