61 episodes

A series of in-depth conversations between video game makers on the business and craft of interactive entertainment, exploring the core tenants of D.I.C.E. (Design. Innovate. Communicate. Entertain.)
Hosted by Ted Price from Insomniac Games.

The AIAS Game Maker's Notebook Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

    • Video Games
    • 4.9, 109 Ratings

A series of in-depth conversations between video game makers on the business and craft of interactive entertainment, exploring the core tenants of D.I.C.E. (Design. Innovate. Communicate. Entertain.)
Hosted by Ted Price from Insomniac Games.

    Untitled Goose Game with Nico Disseldorp and Jake Strasser

    Untitled Goose Game with Nico Disseldorp and Jake Strasser

    Robin Hunicke chats with Nico Disseldorp and Jake Strasser of House House about their mega hit and D.I.C.E. Awards Game of the Year, Untitled Goose Game; how the team first got together; designing a mischievous yet lovable Goose; and how to navigate and stay sane during this global lockdown. 

    Nico Disseldorp and Jake Strasser are two of the four members of House House along with Michael McMaster and Stuart Gillespie-Cook. They are best known as the team behind Untitled Goose Game and Push Me Pull Yo

    • 1 hr 4 min
    DOOM Eternal with id Software's Hugo Martin and Marty Stratton

    DOOM Eternal with id Software's Hugo Martin and Marty Stratton

    Ted Price chats with Hugo Martin and Marty Stratton of id Software to discuss all things DOOM Eternal; what it's like to work at id Software; rebooting one of the most beloved franchises for the modern era; and the importance of DOOM to the foundation of Insomniac Games. 

    Hugo Martin is the Game Director behind DOOM Eternal, and Marty Stratton is it's Executive Producer and the Studio Director at id Software.

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    • 55 min
    Star Wars: The Old Republic Composer, Jesse Harlin

    Star Wars: The Old Republic Composer, Jesse Harlin

    Jesse Harlin chats with Austin Wintory to discuss his formative years in music, his history with LucasArts and Star Wars, becoming an independent composer, and  delving into new music genres with Valorant. 

    Jesse is best known for being the composer for Mafia III, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and Riot's recently released competitive shooter, Valorant. 

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    • 2 hr 34 min
    Don't Starve's Jamie Cheng of Klei Entertainment

    Don't Starve's Jamie Cheng of Klei Entertainment

    Episode sponsored by Parsec for Teams - the only remote desktop fine tuned for games & game development. Securely connect to your studio PCs from anywhere, collaborate on projects in real-time, and test games with precise control. Sign up: parsecgaming.com/teams.

    CEO Jamie Cheng and host Robin talk about founding Klei and releasing their first title, the ups and downs of being an indie developer, self publishing, retooling a game after premiering it, and designing difficult and deep gameplay experienc

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Baba Is You Creator, Arvi Teikari

    Baba Is You Creator, Arvi Teikari

    Episode sponsored by Parsec for Teams - the only remote desktop fine tuned for games & game development. Securely connect to your studio PCs from anywhere, collaborate on projects in real-time, and test games with precise control. Sign up at parsecgaming.com/teams.

    Designer Arvi Teikari joins Robin to discuss learning how to create games, finding online communities, Game Jams, challenge of designing puzzle games, how game difficulty can affect audience response, success of Baba is You, and what's ne

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Remember Me Composer, Olivier Deriviere

    Remember Me Composer, Olivier Deriviere

    Composer Olivier Deriviere chats with Austin Wintory to discuss the complexity of interactive music systems in games, the radical evolution of tools available to composers, and working together with game directors and audio directors to give games an authentic feel. 

    Olivier is best known for being the composer behind Remember Me, A Plague Tale, Alone in the Dark, the recently released Streets of Rage 4, and the upcoming Dying Light 2.

    Twitter @Official_AIAS or visit us at interactive.org.

    • 1 hr 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

Bedroth ,

An In-Depth Look

A great look at the industry from several sides. My personal favorites are Austin's interviews with fellow composers, but really, the whole show is just phenomenal.

Are Pee Gee Fan ,

Great insight!

Thoughtfully crafted podcast about game design and all its elements. Great interviews with some industry giants! Keep it up!

Xisted ,

I LOVE THIS

Please never stop 🙌

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