50 episodes

Indie Insider, presented by Black Shell Media, was a weekly podcast that dove into the independent video game scene by speaking with indie developers, publishers, and industry professionals about their projects, stories, and thoughts on the hottest current topics.

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    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Indie Insider, presented by Black Shell Media, was a weekly podcast that dove into the independent video game scene by speaking with indie developers, publishers, and industry professionals about their projects, stories, and thoughts on the hottest current topics.

    Indie Insider #54 – Indie Insider Focus (The Advice Episode)

    Indie Insider #54 – Indie Insider Focus (The Advice Episode)

      A compilation of all of the best advice and ideas we’ve received from 50 episodes worth of amazing guests and industry icons. Topics discussed: How to get up and start something new Dealing with feedback and finding balance in your work Mastering the art of communication with collaborators Doing your research and putting in […]

    • 49 min
    Indie Insider #53 – Larry Kuperman, Director of Business Development for Nightdive Studios

    Indie Insider #53 – Larry Kuperman, Director of Business Development for Nightdive Studios

      Guest: Larry Kuperman, Director of Business Development for Nightdive Studios, the team perhaps most notable for remaking games from the past, such as the System Shock franchise. Topics discussed: Larry’s story and how he went from a theatre education degree to being the Director of Business Development for Nightdive His advice for your developers […]

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Indie Insider #52 – Tobias Sjögren of White Wolf Entertainment

    Indie Insider #52 – Tobias Sjögren of White Wolf Entertainment

      Guest: Tobias Sjögren, CEO of White Wolf Entertainment, a sister company to Paradox Interactive. Topics discussed: Tobias’ story of taking over a company acquired by Paradox Interactive and nurturing the World of Darkness IP, as well as his humble beginnings with Battlefield and DICE Tobias’ tips and tricks to surviving E3 and other major […]

    • 57 min
    Indie Insider #51 – Zhenghua Yang, Founder of Serenity Forge

    Indie Insider #51 – Zhenghua Yang, Founder of Serenity Forge

      Guest: Zhenghua Yang, Game Developer and Founder of Serenity Forge, an indie video game publishing studio. Topics discussed: An in-depth exploration of the blood disorder that almost claimed Zhenghua’s life, and how video games saved him How Serenity Forge is sharing games that tell important stories Zhenghua’s advice to managing your own studio Breaking […]

    • 55 min
    Indie Insider #50 – Nolan Bushnell, Founder of Atari (and a Giveaway!)

    Indie Insider #50 – Nolan Bushnell, Founder of Atari (and a Giveaway!)

      Guest: Nolan Bushnell, Founder of Atari and father of the video game industry. Nolan Bushnell has also co-founded companies such as Modal VR and Brainrush. Topics discussed: Things that shouldn’t hold you back, such as location or a college education Nolan Bushnell’s tips on delegating What the Founder of Atari thinks is the most […]

    • 55 min
    Indie Insider #49 – Craig Morrison, Design Department Manager of Blizzard Entertainment

    Indie Insider #49 – Craig Morrison, Design Department Manager of Blizzard Entertainment

      Guest: Craig Morrison, Design Department Manager of the World of Warcraft franchise at Blizzard Entertainment. Topics discussed: How Craig approaches design as a philosophy and a discipline The immense importance of collaboration in this industry The values and philosophies that unify a team and guide the design of a game Craig’s tips and tricks […]

    • 1 hr 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Smith Family 1000 ,

Professional and Entertaining!

This podcast is exactly what I needed to keep me motivated designing my own games. The guests are leaders in the Indie game developer world and Logan guides the discussion to relatable, insightful, and interesting topics. Highly recommended to any entrepreneur and a must-listen for anyone interested in game development.

JacomusP ,

Very helpful to Game Developer Newbie

This podcast provides such insight into the video game industry and I am so thankful to Logan and Black She'll Media for thinking enough of us little guys to help us pursue our dreams and making a living making video games!

Bookonmarx ,

Great podcast!

A great podcast that is always getting better!

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