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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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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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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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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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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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La Cosa Entertainment and Klaus
As I was speaking at GDC Next, I got a chance to meet the developers behind “Klaus”, a new platform game for PS4, Vita, and PC.
The game won the Excellence Prize in the Square-Enix Latin American Contest 2012, and the short demo they had playable on the show floor already looks excellent.
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After recording our Game Production Basics course on Microsoft Virtual Academy, I sat down with Amanda Lange and talked with her about game development and game journalism.
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George Hultgren Part 2
I had George back on the show in January to talk about his kickstarter campaign for “Wayward Terran Frontier“. He didn’t get funded, but that wasn’t the end of the game. George tells us what he has been up to, how the game has changed, the details of his upcoming relaunch on kickstarter.
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Jaycee Salinas from Ask An Enemy Studios
Jaycee has been working on his first game for about 9 months. Hear how he has taught himself how to dive straight into console game development on Be Indie Now 38!
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Michael Hawker teaches computer science in the morning, is a software developer during the day, and by night becomes a game designer/developer.
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