The VideoGame Industry unlocked! The SuperCoolCast is a twice-monthly podcast where games industry veteran Lauran Carter unlocks the mysteries of how to break into games. In each episode you’ll hear from industry professionals, all willing to share details of their careers, their current projects and tips on how you can do what they do.
Ep 23: Gav Murphy, RKG Video
For the latest episode of the SuperCoolCast, Lauran is joined by Gav Murphy of RKG Video, a YouTube channel born from the Let's Play shenanigans of three ex-IGN staffers.
Join the duo as they talk through Gav's career through IGN, Future Publishing, the nail-biting jump to Patreon, incredible online communities, 36-hour work days, Gamer Gran, Dark Souls and much more.
We even solve a mystery from Episode 17, (help yourself to a celebratory bag of Quavers)!
SuperCool Special: Lauran@Develop:Brighton
In this episode, Lauran visited Develop:Brighton, an event that brings the whole UK gaming community together to share ideas that help shape the Games industry.
Listen in as Lauran touches base with Ian Griffiths, Dom Shaw and Cincia Musio for a trio of interviews that cover monetisation, gaming for the neurodiverse and the ever-expanding roles of women in video games.
To find out more about Autistica and the work they do you can visit: https://www.autistica.org.uk/get-involved/autisticaplay
SuperCool Special: E3 2019 Round-up
With E3 2019 now firmly in our rear-view mirrors, Lauran sits down with guests of SuperCoolCast past to talk about the biggest event in videogames.
With so many games on show, which ones got us all hot and bothered? And how come some were mysteriously absent?
But it wouldn't be an E3 Round-up without asking the age old question... who won E3?
All this and more on the SuperCoolCast E3 2019 Special!
Ep 22: Gary Carr, Two Point Studios
In the latest episode, Lauran chats to her friend and mentor, Gary Carr of Two Point Studios. Listen in while they cover bloaty heads, mucky feet, deliver a eulogy for Fable Legends and Gary reveals what it's like to work alongside Peter Molyneux.
Ep 21: Aaron Yonda & Emre Cihangir, Game Society Pimps
Strap in for a whole lotta laughs as Lauran is joined by Game Society Pimps members Aaron and Emre. Join them as they discuss the genesis of their online comedy empire, the perils of mixing VR and alcohol and the waking nightmare that is Kinect Disneyland Adventures. See you all at EmreCon!
Ep 20: Liam Cullen, Perchang
Have you ever wondered about the connection between Lady Gaga and 2011's Bodycount? Wonder no more! Join Lauran and her latest guest, Liam Cullen, Art Director at Perchang as they discuss Liam's long and storied career and reminisce about their time together at Codemasters.
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Inside information and interesting stories from people that work in video games. Really good!
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Great into for anyone interested in gaming and the real people who in it!
Wonderful insight into the games industry!
I've been listening since the beginning and each episode features more and more great info about what it's like to be in the games industry, and what it takes to get there yourself. And Lauran is such a fun host!