9 episodes

Frogshark podcast came out of events surrounding independent game development and arts culture in New Zealand with developers, curators, organizers and artists involved in the community. We talk about gamedev, indie life and video games!



Started by Frogshark, an independent game studio in Auckland.

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Frogshark podcast came out of events surrounding independent game development and arts culture in New Zealand with developers, curators, organizers and artists involved in the community. We talk about gamedev, indie life and video games!



Started by Frogshark, an independent game studio in Auckland.

    Frogshark & Chromacon Special: Aurora44, Ashen.

    Frogshark & Chromacon Special: Aurora44, Ashen.

    After a great weekend at Play By Play festival in Wellington, we stopped by Aurora44's HQ, played some Ashen and talked about their experience going indie with an ambitious game. This episode is co-produced with Allan Xia from Chromacon.

    • 30 min
    Frogshark Podcast #08: Tony Coculuzzi, Cuphead, PAX Aus

    Frogshark Podcast #08: Tony Coculuzzi, Cuphead, PAX Aus

    Tony Coculuzzi, lead developer on Cuphead shares some insights into how they work at MDHR, then we walk the showfloor, play Cuphead and check out some indie games!

    This episode is best viewed on youtube with corresponding video

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    • 39 min
    Frogshark Podcast #07: Chris McFarland, Allan Xia, Rox Flame

    Frogshark Podcast #07: Chris McFarland, Allan Xia, Rox Flame

    We gather at Rox Flame's AirBnB, joined by Chris McFarland and Allan Xia to talk about the recent NZGDC15, KiwiGameStarter and their games Tallowmere and Dynabrick.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Frogshark Podcast #06: Ryan McKee – Vector36

    Frogshark Podcast #06: Ryan McKee – Vector36

    Space engineer turned game developer Ryan McKee came up for a visit to exhibit his game Vector36 at Microsoft Ignite. He tells us about his game, design process and shares his development and release plans.

    • 53 min
    Frogshark Podcast #05: Pop-Up Arcade

    Frogshark Podcast #05: Pop-Up Arcade

    We gather with the Gatland siblings Matthew and Alice with Kate Anwen, creators of Pop-Up Arcade, an event designed to showcase New Zealand made video games. They share what Pop-Up Arcade is all about, what other things they have going on and their plans to expand video game awareness and education in NZ.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Frogshark Podcast #04: Chromacon, Freeplay

    Frogshark Podcast #04: Chromacon, Freeplay

    We sit down with organizer of Chromacon Allan Xia to talk about the event, difficulties faced setting it up and overall issues of creative independence in New Zealand. Matthew Galtand joins in as a guest, having visited Freeplay Independent Games Festival​ in Melbourne, bringing back some of the experiences and inspirations of the indie scene there.

    • 1 hr 5 min

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