Awesome! Book Club e05 – Sapiens Part 4

We discuss Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. This book brings us from the beginning of our species, Homo Sapiens, all the way to what the future may look like for humankind. It is a fantastic analysis of the human race with many surprises. Join us and listen as we dissect this deep and enlightening book.

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Awesome! Book Club e04 – Sapiens Part 3

We discuss Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. This book brings us from the beginning of our species, Homo Sapiens, all the way to what the future may look like for humankind. It is a fantastic analysis of the human race with many surprises. Join us and listen as we dissect this deep and enlightening book.

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Awesome! Book Club e03 – Sapiens Part 2

We discuss Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. This book brings us from the beginning of our species, Homo Sapiens, all the way to what the future may look like for humankind. It is a fantastic analysis of the human race with many surprises. Join us and listen as we dissect this deep and enlightening book.

Diprotodon – largest marsupial ever discovered.

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Awesome! Book Club e02 – Sapiens Part 1

We discuss Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. This book brings us from the beginning of our species, Homo Sapiens, all the way to what the future may look like for humankind. It is a fantastic analysis of the human race with many surprises. Join us and listen as we dissect this deep and enlightening book.

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Awesome! Book Club e01 – Intro

For this very first episode of the Awesome! Book Club podcast, we introduce ourselves, talk a little bit about who we are, what kind of books we are interested in, and the goal of the podcast. We welcome you to participate in this journey with us to explore ourselves and learn to be better people by reading texts that will inform and challenge our beliefs.

 

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e44: OBLIQUE STRATEGY

Taylor and Rett lay out plans for the next One Mechanic Game Jam. Then talk about how to overcome obstacles using Oblique Solutions. Taylor shares about his current work on One Game a Month.

Rett shares one of his current favorite podcasts, then talks about doing versus talking, and putting impostor syndrome to bed.

Make sure to check out:
Oblique Strategies
Beep Box

Taylor Challenge: Make a jingle/tune everyday. Capture moods, make it for 1GAM
Rett Challenge: 30 days of yoga with Adrienne

 

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e43: YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS

Happy new years friend! In the first episode recorded in the new year Taylor and Rett discuss the importance of passion projects and how the daily grind reminds you of what’s important. And how One Game a Month has really solidified his skills and drive. Then taylor shares his experience working on Krassjam this month.

Rett talks about the importance of putting your money where your mouth is and financing the hobbies that you can’t live without. And then they set a date for the 3rd One Mechanic Game Jam: The weekend of February 9th, 10th, and 11th. Mark your calendars and come join us for a fun weekend!

Rett’s Challenge: Be more active on discord.
Taylor’s Challenge: Read the first section of Between the World and Me.

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e42: HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy new year all! Taylor and Rett invite their friend Kurt to studio to discuss making new years goals! They share their personal methods of tracking progress throughout the year and how to stay motivated.

After Kurt says his farewells, Taylor and Rett discuss how to navigate the holidays with difficult family, how to share your passions projects with people who may not understand them. They share their high points from 2017 and share their hopes for the future!

visit www.hugtherhino.com to follow along with Kurt’s work.

Team Challenge: Finalize OMGJam 3

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e41: POLITICAL NIHILISM

This week Rett and Taylor discuss a wide range of topics including WWE wrestling, dreams, drumming, game development, and a deep dive into politics. Come join us on our round about, often distracted, journey to learn game development!

Shoutout to mattyk1ns and Joshua Rankin for being our buds!

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e40: GAMEDEV = HARD

This week Rett gets back to working his Christmas musical special and was faced with a bloody problem. Taylor finished his game for One Game a Month November and streamed the entire process on Twitch. Then, Rett and Taylor discuss how awesome and supportive the gamedev community is, and Taylor spends some time day dreaming about making gamedev his full time job. This and more on Game Dev’s Quest!

Shoutout to Jayben, MattyK1ns, Lillybyte, ApothicTV, DoctorArgus,  Djego, and MikeyTShirt for hanging on Taylor’s stream so much.

Rett’s Challenge: Watch 3 videos from the Unity Course
Taylor’s Challenge: Use Dream Whale to track dreams
Team Challenge: Plan OMGJam3

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