GAME DEV’S QUEST e46: w/ CHRIS DELEON, ALANNA LINAYRE, AND TIM RUSWICK

Chris DeLeon of Gamkedo, Alanna Linayre (VO actress on Bendy and the Ink Machine), and Tim Ruswick of Game Dev Underground unite with Taylor and Rett to talk about motivation, goals, and quitting.

Chris DeLeon runs Gamkedo, a worldwide online game development club aimed to help beginners learn the skills to make their own games.
You can follow his work at gamkedo.com, twitter @ChrisDeLeon, and over on YouTube.

Alanna Linayre was an actress in NYC for ten years. Her voice can be heard in theMeatly’s Bendy and the Ink Machine. She can be found on twitter @Tybawai where she discusses motivation and self care.

Tim Ruswick runs Game Dev Underground which aims to inspire indie game developers everywhere with nearly one YouTube video a day covering tutorials and analysis of the ins and outs of game development. You can find his work primarily on YouTube at the Game Dev Underground channel. And over on twitter @TimRuswick .

Sign up now for the One Mechanic Game Jam. It runs February 9th – 10th, with the goal of creating a game that can be played with only one mechanic. Join our discord server to stay motivated and hook up with like minded devs!

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e36: TRIBAL TRIGGERS

Taylor and Rett dissect their entry for the One Mechanic Game Jam, or OMGJam, and discuss the things they learned about unity. Taylor’s been working on his One Game a Month entry and making some great progress on the Udemy unity course.

Other than game dev, they rip into some DnD, talk about the primal connections to music, horror, and comedy. They talk about drumming. And Rett shares some of his experience playing music in musicals.

Today’s Quick Tip:
https://unity3d.com/learn/tutorials/topics/tips/play-mode-editor-tint

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e35: OMGAMESTORM

Taylor and Rett kick off the One-Mechanic-Game Jam number 2! What is the #OMGJam you ask? It is a game jam where you do your best to create a game that is played with only one mechanic in only a single weekend! The guys spend their time brainstorming for their own entry.

Taylor discuses challenging himself to attempt One Game a Month or #1GAM and holding himself accountable by streaming regularly. And Rett whines about the woes of having many bosses.

Today’s Quick Tip
Use the Fixed Update Method when doing physics calculations in the Unity Engine. Follow the link below to learn more!
https://docs.unity3d.com/ScriptReference/MonoBehaviour.FixedUpdate.html

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e21: ENJOY GAME DEV CONFERENCE

Taylor and Rett are back with a packed week! This episode was recorded in 4 separate segments. On August 4th, in preparation for the Enjoy Game Dev Conference, they hosted the One-Mechanic-Game Jam, or OMGJam. They dissect their entry, then play and discuss the other entries.

Enjoy Game Dev was hosted on August 5th and was a fantastic time all around. All speakers were great. It was very motivational, informational, and most of all a fun time! Taylor took detailed notes, so make sure to look at the links below for everything that happened this week.

GAME JAM HOME

ENJOY GAME DEV

ENJOY GAME DEV CONFERENCE NOTES

GAME JAM CODE 

Big shout-outs this week to Twitch users –Elbossmc, Krassenstein, KatalystKreations, MiceSoap, Lovesickdev

Make sure to check out Krassenstein’s twitch stream

 

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e14: O.G. I.G.

This week Taylor and Rett talk about podcasting, creating a community, and spend some time going over their game jam some more. Then they go over business ownership, and taking courses.

Rett challenges them both to note ten game ideas a day.

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e12.3: SPIRIT OF THE GAME JAM

In this final part of a three part episode, Taylor and Rett plan for their very first game jam. They touch on inspiring friends to code and learn game dev. They also talk about creating a community and being more active on social media. 

Rett challenged Taylor to immerse himself in Japanese culture and Taylor challenged Rett to download the Calm app and begin meditating.

This week’s resources:
Climate Game Jam
200 Word RPG Challenge

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