Puzzling Passion

Puzzling Passion

Latest Episodes

Gamer motivation tools(Quantic Foundry)
April 16, 2021

Quantic Foundry is a market research company that focuses on gamer motivation. They have created a pretty unique model for describing gamer motivation. It's not unlike what we have been talking about in previous episodes, but it's very good and structured

It's a trap!
April 09, 2021

This one is about conspiracy theories and how they fit into game development. Listen and enjoy, it's a fun one!

March 16, 2021

This one is an interview-style episode, where Juice shares some of the tools he's found useful in gamedev, studios he's worked with and some of the costs you can expect when working in gamedev. Enjoy!

Systems in games
March 02, 2021

This week we're talking about the systemization of games and how games are moving towards a more systemic implementation. We're looking at inventory systems, HP-systems and more. Enjoy!

The one about replayability
February 23, 2021

What kind of games are replayable and how can you retain gamers? We talk about this and more in this one. 

February 09, 2021

We finally got around to record this episode about networking. However, we changed the topic a little bit. It's going to be focused on cloud solutions for game networking. So, you'll hear terms like: kubernetes, hypervisor, container, microservice and man

Back to cloud
February 02, 2021

Hello! Cloud gaming services have been established for a little more than a year now. There are various providers that use different models to provide their service. In this one we talk about which one we think is the best. Enjoy!

Game genres and what should you start with
January 19, 2021

Ever wonder in which game genre your first game should be? We talked about it and the answer might surprise you. Listen to us talk about different game genres. Enjoy!

Cyber things
January 12, 2021

In this one it's all about Cyberpunk. It has been one of the most hyped up games, but has ended up dissapointing many. Why? Who's to blame and will they be able to fix it? We also have a proper introduction of ourselves, since we weren't that happy

Physics in games
December 15, 2020

In this one we talked about faking physics, simulating physics, having no physics and everything else regarding the topic. Join our conversation and enjoy.