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Join host Todd Mitchell for game development talk as he speaks with notable game industry professionals, upcoming indies, and noteworthy authors on a variety of topics including game dev news, philosophy, career advice, and more.

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Join host Todd Mitchell for game development talk as he speaks with notable game industry professionals, upcoming indies, and noteworthy authors on a variety of topics including game dev news, philosophy, career advice, and more.

    Star Citizen’s Senior Lead Gameplay Engineer Goes Indie – Chad and Curtis McKinney of Bit Rot

    Star Citizen’s Senior Lead Gameplay Engineer Goes Indie – Chad and Curtis McKinney of Bit Rot

    Chad and Curtis McKinney, Ph. D. (yes, both) call in to discuss Chad's experience with Cloud Imperium working on Star Citizen and their collaborative indie efforts on Recursive Ruin, a "kaleidoscopic first-person narrative puzzle game" not quite like anything else you've likely seen.















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    * Report, "The Upskill Ultimatum": https://immerse.io/upskill_ultimatum/* RecursiveRuin.com* @DrChadMcKinney on Twitter* @DrCurtMcKinney on Twitter

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Exclusive Release Day Interview with Halo: Divine Wind Author, Troy Denning

    Exclusive Release Day Interview with Halo: Divine Wind Author, Troy Denning

    Prolific bestselling author Troy Denning calls in on release day for Halo: Divine Wind. We discuss the book's place in the Halo universe, his experiences collaborating with 343 Industries, and the sentimental inspiration for his first Halo story.















    For more with Troy, including discussion about his work on Star Wars and Dark Sun books, catch our full interview here on the podcast!







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    * Troy Denning on Twitter* Halo: Divine Wind from Simon & Schuster

    • 12 min
    Mat Bradley-Tschirgi Returns Again

    Mat Bradley-Tschirgi Returns Again

    Industry author, journalist, and developer Mat Bradley-Tschirgi returns to discuss his indie game collaboration with notorious filmmaker Uwe Boll, his interview with legendary Sierra Online founder Ken Williams, getting his first article on Polygon, and more.















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    * @MatWBT on Twitter* MatWBT.com

    • 57 min
    Richard Butler of RAGE Works

    Richard Butler of RAGE Works

    Richard Butler, New York-based Editor-in-Chief of RAGE Works calls in to discuss the early days of podcasting, his journey through the geek culture world, and how none other than GaryVee nearly convinced him to give up on his dreams.















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    * RAGEWorks.net (news)* RAGEWorksNetwork.com (podcasts)

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Disasterpeace and Casey Lucas-Quaid of Dinosaur Polo Club

    Disasterpeace and Casey Lucas-Quaid of Dinosaur Polo Club

    Co-host Matt Hill enters the chat! Community manager Casey Lucas-Quaid and famed composer Rich Vreeland (AKA "Disasterpeace") of Dino Polo Club hang out to discuss their hit indie games, Mini Metro and Mini Motorways. We discuss the Apple Arcade program, keeping the indie spirit alive, navigating Steam Workshop, and more.















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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6OmqJGppPs&t=323s









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    * Mini Motorways and Mini Metro at DinoPoloClub.com* Rich Vreeland at Disasterpeace.com* Early info about the upcoming Streets of New Capenna expansion for Magic: The Gathering

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Fay and Martyn Maillardet of Imaginary Friends Games

    Fay and Martyn Maillardet of Imaginary Friends Games

    Former Nintendo employees Fay and Martyn Maillardet call in to discuss life after the pro industry and the creation of their first proper indie release, Shindig.















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    * Shindig on Steam* Imaginary Friends Games Site* Fay Maillardet on Twitter* Martyn Maillardet on Twitter

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Hazard 0643 ,

The reason I started a podcast.

So I am going to be real honest here and tell you guys that I have little to no understanding of game development or what it takes to make something from nothing using code.

That being said this podcast is an absolute blast to listen to, the content is always relevant and interesting and I find myself just sucked into each episode no matter what it’s about.

I’ve always wanted to start a podcast and it’s because of podcasts like this, Todd is super personal and relatable and always delivers the content in a well thought out and relatable fashion even to someone like me who doesn’t understand his industry.

Really just a great show. Keep it up guys!

Are Pee Gee Fan ,

Yay it’s back!

Great podcast that has everything game dev. A must listen for any indie devs with some free ear time.

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