Creative Disturbance (indie game nation)
The Trek to One’s Dream Job [ENG]

Kyle Kondas sits down with Nathan Ortega to talk wanting to work in the industry. After so many years working in the world of game retail, recording podcasts and writing reviews for indie games, Nathan finally landed his dream job. 

Direct download: NathanOrtega1.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

Come Play with The Dallas Society of Play

Kyle Kondas sits down with Russell Fincher to talk about his company, Sickhead Games, The Dallas Society of Play and the arcade cabinet they built for the group's events.

Direct download: RussellFincher1.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

Games and Metal: Interview with Andrew Hulshult Part 2

UTD sound design student Josephine Porter interviews, metal head and rock n' roller, Andrew Hulshult on his success within the gaming industry. What is his production process like? How did he get involved in gaming? What are his favorite games? Tune in to find out!

Direct download: Andrew_Hulshult_Part_2.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

Games and Metal: An Interview with Andrew Hulshult

UTD sound design student Josephine Porter interviews, metal head and rock n' roller, Andrew Hulshult on his success within the gaming industry. What is his production process like? How did he get involved in gaming? What are his favorite games? Tune in to find out!

 

Part 1 of 2

Direct download: HulshultInterview.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

A Peak Into AAA and After:  Development, Cinematics and Art

Kyle Kondas sits down with Neel Kar to talk about his time working at Infinity Ward where he went from Technical Animator to Lead Technical Artist for the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare franchise and also Co-Directed the Cinematics for Call of Duty: Ghosts. They also talk a little bit about   some of the new art Neel has been working on.

 

Direct download: NeelKar.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:34am CDT

Future of Mobile Gaming at the IMGA

An interview with Maarten Noyons where we discuss future trends and innovations in mobile games.

Direct download: International_Mobile_Gaming_podcast.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 5:00pm CDT

Lets Play:  Curating Video Game Griticism on Critical Distance

Although "Let’s Plays" have been around and popular for at least half a decade, little critical study exists on them not only in terms of their existence as a medium, but also in terms of the publishing potential the medium offers. Jon Ippolito and Lindsey Joyce discuss these new forms of criticism of video games which are published on the site Critical Distance (www.critical-distance.com) for which Joyce is a curator.

Direct download: Ippolito_Joyce_1.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

Kick, Punch:  Talking The Fight Game Scene

We sit down with Adam Bayacal to talk about the fighting game community. We discuss the differences between the scene here in Texas compared to the West Coast and we also talk about DOWN RIGHT FIERCE: A Look Inside Competitive Gaming, the documentary that Adam shot about one of the tournaments held in Dallas and the players that compete in it.

Direct download: FightingGameScene1.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CDT

Platform for the Indie Platformer

Kyle Kondas sits down with former Gearbox Software developer J. Kyle Pittman to discuss the latter's venture into the world of indie game development. The two specifically address the release of Pittman's new game, "Super Win the Game", the sequel to one of 2012's most well-received indie game releases, "You Have to Win the Game".

http://www.minorkeygames.com/

Direct download: Indiegame1.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 10:58pm CDT

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