GameDev Breakdown

GameDev Breakdown

Latest Episodes

Mat Bradley-Tschirgi Returns
July 03, 2020

For those new to Mat Bradley-Tschirgi's work, here are a few things you should know: he may be the leading authority on the work of notorious video game filmmaker Uwe Boll, he's an accomplished game development educator,

The Dialog Tree Podcast Appearance
June 13, 2020

Todd appears on The Dialog Tree with Roger Reichardt to discuss industry event cancellations and other challenges facing developers amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Roger's Links: The Dialog Tree PodcastRoger on

RetroMania Wrestling Writer, Salvatore Pane
April 17, 2020

Salvatore Pane calls in to talk about his work for the upcoming release of RetroMania Wrestling. We discuss his work as a Boss Fight Books author (Mega Man 3), his focus as a university professor, and the trouble with bite-sized physical video games. ...

All About PR Interviews
March 07, 2020

Since I started podcasting somewhere around 2013, I've spoken with a lot of people who passed on appearances simply because they didn't think they could do a good appearance. I haven't been doing this so long that I've forgotten having that feeling as ...

Rock, Paper, FIFA
March 03, 2020

A pro FIFA player loses a qualifier over a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. EA's response is...surprising...we discuss the takeaways for anyone developing a potential eSports game.

GDC You Later
March 01, 2020

GDC 2020 is postponed as COVID-19 becomes a real concern in the US. Several organizations have stepped up to support indies impacted by the change. Here's the scoop on what's happening and how you can get involved. Show Links:

XR Developer, Aaron Clifford
February 19, 2020

Some devs have all the fun. Aaron Clifford is the head AR/VR developer for KOVR, a new VR division of video production company, KO Group. He's a FLASH game dev from back in the day--all of us cool kids were--and managed to leverage his experience i...

Secrets of Story Structure
January 31, 2020

Learn the tools of the storytelling trade from one of western culture's greatest story analysts. We'll examine the findings of the late screenwriting expert, Syd Field, and look at how collected writing wisdom from outside games translates to our area ...

NBA Jam Book Author Reyan Ali Returns
January 17, 2020

Reyan Ali returns after the launch of NBA Jam from Boss Fight Books to weigh in on Cowboy vs. McGregor, Smash Bros. headlines, the Aaron Hernandez documentary, how to cover up an R. Kelly tattoo, and making loved ones eat just a small,

David Jagneaux of UploadVR
January 11, 2020

I met David via Twitter while freelancing for (now Fanbyte). Beyond writing the definitive unofficial book on Roblox, David has picked up bylines at Forbes Games, IGN, Vice, Polygon, and other outlets.