Be Indie Now 51: Epic Skater

 

In this episode I interview Andy Gentile and Todd Wahoske, both of whom worked on the mobile game “Epic Skater”

Andy and Todd came to indie game development after working at a major studio, and they shared with me their interesting journey on how this game was created.
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Be Indie Now 50: Will Hellwarth

Hey everyone! This episode of Be Indie Now has been a long time coming. I recorded it many months ago, before my daughter was born. However, I did not have time to put the episode together before the big day. Since then I had taken a break and not been able to keep releasing updates at the pace I did before.

Have no fear though, Be Indie Now is back! Starting with this “almost lost” episode where I interview Will Hellwarth from Goodbyeworld Games.

This will be the last episode of 2015. If you are interested in being a guest on the show in 2016, let me know!

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Be Indie Now 49: Rick Felice

What happens when you combine Football, Hockey, Soccer, Roller Derby, Basketball, Bowling, Tennis and other sports all into one game?

You get Tipping Goat’s Super Slam Dunk Touchdown. Find out how Rick Felice made his sport mash-up work on Be Indie Now 49!

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Be Indie Now 47: Lat Ware

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Lat Ware

What if you could throw trucks… WITH YOUR MIND!?

That’s exactly what Lat Ware has enabled you to do with his aptly named successfully funded kickstarter project: “Throw Trucks With Your Mind!”

Hear the story of how he marketed his project and the unique challenges of a hardware based game on Be Indie Now 47!

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Be Indie Now 46: Jeff Meador

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Jeff Meador

Jeff Meador has had a lot of experience in the indie game industry, starting professionally back in 1996 making web based games. Now, he runs So Much Drama Studios, which makes games based on major IPs like RuPaul’s Drag Race and Mean Girls as well as their own original content. Jeff’s games stand out in the crowded mobile markets and I think listeners can learn a lot form his story.

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Be Indie Now 45: Zachary Snader

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Zachary Snader

This week we bring in somebody from the indie publishing business. With the growing industry, there is a lot more room for smaller publishers to help out indie developers with parts of the business they aren’t as equipped to handle. Zachary shares the story of his company and what his goals are.

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Be Indie Now 44: Chris Zukowski

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Chris Zukowski

While I was visiting Phoenix, I meet up with Chris from Floor 27 Industries. Their game Wizard Golf RPG mashes up golf gameplay with dungeon exploration.

This episode was recorded with my mobile setup in a hotel room, so I apologize if there is any quality issues.

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Be Indie Now 43: Nick Lindberg

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Nick Lindberg

This week I brought in my friend Nick Lindberg to talk about a variety of subjects from running student clubs to board game design.

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Be Indie Now 42: Jonah Wallerstein

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Jonah Wallerstein

Jonah is an indie game developer located in Brooklyn, NY. His company, WhaleFood Games, released its first game “Too Many Snakes” last year.

In addition to hearing his story, make sure to check out some of his awesome trailers. I think they’re hilarious!

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