83 episodes

The Game Dev Field Guide is a podcast series focused on teaching you how to make and launch your own video games. This podcast is aimed at the beginner to intermediate level of game developer. Learn things like how to make crisp movement controls, making eye catching sprites, and marketing your game for it's big release. Stay awhile and listen!

Game Dev Field Guide Zackavelli

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

The Game Dev Field Guide is a podcast series focused on teaching you how to make and launch your own video games. This podcast is aimed at the beginner to intermediate level of game developer. Learn things like how to make crisp movement controls, making eye catching sprites, and marketing your game for it's big release. Stay awhile and listen!

    Bonus Episode 19. Special Guest: Ryan Hunt (developRHUNT)

    Bonus Episode 19. Special Guest: Ryan Hunt (developRHUNT)

    In this episode Zackavelli plays buff/debuff and our guest has a keynote on coding.

    Skip to Guest Segment: 22:13

    developRHUNT social media links: https://allmylinks.com/developrhunt

    Be come a Patron: www.patreon.com/GDFG

    Join the discord and talk with the community about making video games! Link: discord.gg/2C8eTsU

    Follow Zackavelli on Twitter @_Zackavelli_

    Twitch: www.twitch.tv/zackavelli_

    Music: Radiant Vibes by Harris Heller

    • 33 min
    Ep. 064 Card Game Design

    Ep. 064 Card Game Design

    In this episode Zackavelli talks about card game design and why deckbuilder rougelites are maybe the best genre of game to make for indie devs at the moment.

    Skip to Body of Episode: 5:00

    Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/GDFG

    Join the discord and talk with the community about making video games! Link: discord.gg/2C8eTsU

    Follow Zackavelli on Twitter @_Zackavelli_

    Twitch: www.twitch.tv/zackavelli_

    Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCoGo58coz8d1jIjuJ8H2eKw

    Intro music by: Avaren
    Outro remix by: Mugamoomoo

    • 25 min
    Bonus Episode 18. Special Guest: Jaluna Rolik

    Bonus Episode 18. Special Guest: Jaluna Rolik

    In this episode Zackavelli plays buff/debuff and our guest has a keynote on creative writing tips for game dev.

    Skip to Guest Segment: 13:30

    Jaluna Rolik Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/JuneberryChan
    (@JuneberryChan)

    Be come a Patron: www.patreon.com/GDFG

    Join the discord and talk with the community about making video games! Link: discord.gg/2C8eTsU

    Follow Zackavelli on Twitter @_Zackavelli_

    Twitch: www.twitch.tv/zackavelli_

    Music: Radiant Vibes by Harris Heller

    • 25 min
    Ep. 063 Lighting For Video Games

    Ep. 063 Lighting For Video Games

    In this episode Zackavelli talks about both the artistic and technical sides of lighting in video games.

    Skip to Body of Episode: 6:45

    Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/GDFG

    Join the discord and talk with the community about making video games! Link: discord.gg/2C8eTsU

    Follow Zackavelli on Twitter @_Zackavelli_

    Twitch: www.twitch.tv/zackavelli_

    Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCoGo58coz8d1jIjuJ8H2eKw

    Intro music by: Avaren
    Outro remix by: Mugamoomoo

    • 35 min
    Ep. 062 Quest Design

    Ep. 062 Quest Design

    In this episode Zackavelli talks about quest design and the spectrum of styles it comes in.

    Skip to Body of Episode: 5:17

    Oblivion Whodunit Quest:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tccCzvJ0qFY

    Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/GDFG

    Join the discord and talk with the community about making video games! Link: discord.gg/2C8eTsU

    Follow Zackavelli on Twitter @_Zackavelli_

    Twitch: www.twitch.tv/zackavelli_

    Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCoGo58coz8d1jIjuJ8H2eKw

    Intro music by: Avaren
    Outro remix by: Mugamoomoo

    • 27 min
    Ep. 061 Genre Study: Metroidvania

    Ep. 061 Genre Study: Metroidvania

    In this episode Zackavelli breaks down the Metroidvania genre.

    Skip to Body of Episode: 4:45

    Mertroid Dread Video by Mark Brown:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pop-cc9kmY

    Become a Patron: www.patreon.com/GDFG

    Join the discord and talk with the community about making video games! Link: discord.gg/2C8eTsU

    Follow Zackavelli on Twitter @_Zackavelli_

    Twitch: www.twitch.tv/zackavelli_

    Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCoGo58coz8d1jIjuJ8H2eKw

    Intro music by: Avaren
    Outro remix by: Mugamoomoo

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

Ommo96 ,

Just started to listen and find it incredibly helpful.

I am starting to learn Unity and beginner podcasts like this help out sooo much. Please keep going!

GrfxGuru ,

wonderful advice and conversation

Recently came across this podcast and I am enjoying listening to the advice and conversation. Thanks for putting this out there.

Ellery_celery ,

Amazing podcast

Super helpful with game dev. Highly recommend!

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