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It's the artist episode! Nick Nazzaro (Lay Waste Games, Titmouse Studios) and Eric Huang (Trinket Studios, Battle Chef Brigade) convince you to drop out of school, watch anime, and move across the country. CW: Around 9m40s, we talk about some rather graphic content in art that may not be safe for some workplaces. If you're at work, maybe put on headphones until 12m34s.
This week we’re chatting with community managers Victoria Tran (Kitfox Games) and Harris Foster (Finji Games). Join us for an in-depth discussion of the quickly evolving field of community management, our seasonal allergies, and whether social media is really worth the trouble anymore.
It’s the crossover event of the century. Kells (Calico) and Rand Miller (Cyan Worlds) discuss their distinct creative visions, pack-bonding with robots, and how Jimmy Eat World is basically the Pink Floyd of turn-of-the-century emo.
Our incredible guests Brandon Dixon (Swordsfall) and C. Spike Trotman (Iron Circus Comics), along with special guest co-host Ytasha Womack (Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy Culture), give you a guided tour of Afrofuturism and Afropunk in games and fiction. Along the way, we'll discuss our parents, eating breakfast, and being old enough to remember the original She-Ra.
Cole Wehrle (Root, Pax Pamir) and Daisy Ritz (Exploding Kittens, Throw Throw Burrito) have a chat about stretch goals, the party that is the internet, and how amazing wearing a sheet around town could be.
Sam Roberts (IndieCade) and Mary Flanagan (Mechanica) take a deep dive into games theory and explore the experience of play.
Alanna Cervenak of Asmadi Games (1001 Odysseys) and Christopher Badell of Greater Than Games (Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game) discuss the many roles and duties in game development, and how stressful it can be to just let someone else do their dang job. We also have an in-depth discussion about our many horrible adopted cats, which was fully unrelated and entirely delightful.
What is a community manager? Why do you need one? How do you become one? Maya Coleman (Inhuman Conditions, Trogdor!) and Bebo (BeBold Games) share their tales and tips from their years as community and media managers in the games industry. This is the last episode of season 1 of I Think You Two Would Get Along! See you in 2019, nerds.
This week on the pod, we dive into the New York independent games scene. New York indies Francesca Carletto-Leon (StarCrossed) and Pat Brennan (Status Report) join us for a rousing conversation about friendship, terrible games events, and what might happen to society if the average human lifespan were extended to 350 years.
You know them, you love them, and you read their games newsletter every other week. But who exactly are Anya, Luke, and Trin? This week, get to know your friendly Kickstarter Games team. We'll tell you all about our respective paths through the games industry, and some hot tips on how to prepare yourself for your own career.
Today we're getting cozy with Mike Laidlaw (Dragon Age, Waylanders) and Dan Kramer (Filibuster). We make plans for the solarpunk future, explain the archaic technology of the compact disc, and muse on what it means to be political.
This week, we interviewed Elan Lee (Exploding Kittens) and Cory O'Brien (Monster Prom, Inhuman Conditions) about their creative partnerships, Ursula K Le Guin, and how poorly they've been sleeping lately. Trin screams a bunch, Luke denies being Trin's boss, and Cory sings us a nice song.
Sarah Kennington (One Free Elephant) and Jenn Ellis (Twogether Studios) discuss their first whiskey, creative variety, and the tangy taste of haggis.
Tanya X. Short (Boyfriend Dungeon) and Ryan Wiemeyer (Max Gentlemen Sexy Business!) discuss Pokemon, the unique complexities of creating a dating sim, and getting a B+ and having a nice long cry about it.
Karlee Esmailli (Super Patriotic Dating Simulator) and Kathleen De Veer (LoadingReadyRun) talk about writing good satire, sex positivity, and how Jason Alexander is not actually George Costanza in real life.
Hana Lee (Humble Grove) and Liz Roche (Someone Has Died) talk about the Golden Girls, best practices for promoting your Kickstarter on social media, and the concept of being a gamer.
Matt Chapman (Homestar Runner) and Tommy Maranges (Secret Hitler, Philosophy Bro) talk about angry people on the internet, Instant Pot™ recipes, and their greatest fears. Click the episode title for even more, better info.
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