1 hr 1 min

Thousand Ant Podcast: Tor & Bryan of Odin Inspector and Serializer for Unity Thousand Ant Indie Dev Podcast

    • Games

In this podcast Matt Mirrorfish sits down with Tory Vestergaard and Bryan Mehr of Sirenix, makers of Odin Inspector and Serializer one of the most popular and powerful Unity editor programming extensions on the Unity Asset Store. We talk about how the company got started, some of their ups and downs, what it's like working as a part of the Unity3D ecosystem and more.

Purchase Odin on the Unity Asset Store: https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/tools/utilities/odin-inspector-and-serializer-89041?aid=1100l3e8M (affiliate link)

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thousandant

Visit our website: http://thousandant.com

00:00 Intro
00:24 - Introduction to Odin
02:03 - The Inception of Odin
04:08 - The Origin of Odin and Norse Mythology
06:41 - Odin's Business Model: A Question of Sustainability
14:37 - The Enterprise: A Subscription Model
19:01 - The Stigma of a Third-Party Tool
21:46 - Tools Adapting to the Current Market Demand
24:07 - Generating Profit from Creating Engines and Tools
29:12 - The Open Source Initiative
36:18 - Unity's Shift to Packages
38:23 - Unity's Development First Culture
39:43 - Why Is Unity Not Making Their Own Games?
42:35 - Unity's Vision
43:36 - An Engine Company to Compete with Unity or Epic
48;53 - Unity as a Universal Engine
55:03 - Software Companies in the Future

In this podcast Matt Mirrorfish sits down with Tory Vestergaard and Bryan Mehr of Sirenix, makers of Odin Inspector and Serializer one of the most popular and powerful Unity editor programming extensions on the Unity Asset Store. We talk about how the company got started, some of their ups and downs, what it's like working as a part of the Unity3D ecosystem and more.

Purchase Odin on the Unity Asset Store: https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/tools/utilities/odin-inspector-and-serializer-89041?aid=1100l3e8M (affiliate link)

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thousandant

Visit our website: http://thousandant.com

00:00 Intro
00:24 - Introduction to Odin
02:03 - The Inception of Odin
04:08 - The Origin of Odin and Norse Mythology
06:41 - Odin's Business Model: A Question of Sustainability
14:37 - The Enterprise: A Subscription Model
19:01 - The Stigma of a Third-Party Tool
21:46 - Tools Adapting to the Current Market Demand
24:07 - Generating Profit from Creating Engines and Tools
29:12 - The Open Source Initiative
36:18 - Unity's Shift to Packages
38:23 - Unity's Development First Culture
39:43 - Why Is Unity Not Making Their Own Games?
42:35 - Unity's Vision
43:36 - An Engine Company to Compete with Unity or Epic
48;53 - Unity as a Universal Engine
55:03 - Software Companies in the Future

1 hr 1 min