GAME DEV’S QUEST e18: ROCKZOM

This week Rockzom comes in to help the guys hold down the podcast as a special guest host! They share stories about how they all settled on their online handles, and talk about getting into game dev, music, comedy, performing, and challenging yourself to grow and learn.

It was an absolute pleasure to have Rockzom on! He’s led an interesting life, lived boldly, and is a very talented game dev. He’s made quite the community over on twitch, so make sure you check him out and tell him you heard him on Game Dev’s Quest!

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e17: SNESBERRY PIE

Rett and Taylor discuss using their raspberry pi’s and old school games using retro pie. They finally completed the Iceberg and it feels great. They also discuss 2D character control in Unity and share some really great resources.

Rett challenges Taylor to check out the StarFlight and the Buck Rodgers game he played on Sega Genesis, fantastic in depth sci-fi games. Must sees!

THING TO CHECK OUT!

The Iceberg

Retro Pie

Design Patterns Book 

Unity tutorial character controller

WWII Game Player Controller Script 

 

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e16.5: LIVE! FROM CAPITAL TAPROOM BAR-VR STUDIO!

Taylor and Rett record this episode from the field, live from Capital Taproom’s Bar-VR studio! In this rare treat, Taylor and Rett record face to face to play some VR games and talk with special guest host, Jeff Soleim, about VR gaming, the future of VR, and his own VR studio set up.

Bar-VR is every Friday night at 6pm in downtown Salem, Oregon, upstairs at Capital Taproom. Give Capital Taproom a like on Facebook to get updates about Bar-VR and special Taproom events. And follow them on Instagram or Twitter to see what beers they have on tap. Or just visit capitaltaproom.com for more information.

 

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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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GAME DEV’S QUEST e12.1: MEDITATION NATION

In this first part of a three part episode, Taylor and Rett analyze a reddit post regarding anxiety in game development. Thanks to /u/braytendo for the great post. Additionally they discuss the benefits of meditation and their progress with the Unity Tutorials.

Shoutout to /u/hashtagdubstate for the nice feedback.

This week’s resources:
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Headspace Meditation App
Calm Meditation App
Ryan Holiday Reading List

 

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GAME DEV’S QUEST e03: GAMESTORMING

This week Taylor and Rett hit the ground running and brainstorm on the air! They’ve trashed the console application they started on a few episodes ago and have started planning and coding a brand new console application. They create a brand new game design document and start filling it with ideas.

This is how ideas are born!

Here’s our Game Design Document 

Latest Code:
Main Application – https://goo.gl/7hwtoA
Classes- https://goo.gl/MG9XYp

And in case you were interested check out https://www.liveedu.tv/

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DUEL OF TAINTS EPISODE 76: ROAD ONE: ANOTHER STAR WARS EPISODE

Kane and Rett reunite for a quick rundown of Rogue One. On their way to see the Trail Blazers play against the Pistons in what shaped up to be A GREAT GAME, TRULY A GREAT GAME. They lost in double over time. DOUBLE OVER TIME WHAT A GAME.

Anyways. Spoiler upcoming. But c’mon. You’ve seen Rogue One if you listen to this show.

Apologies for the sound. The car is loud.


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CINEMAN 15.5: BLADE (A LOVE LETTER TO HAWAII)

This week is Jon and Rett’s love letter to Hawaii, but also the second leg of Blade…. which is sort of important. They talk about living life how you want to live it. And vampires.

Thank you  Gilgamesh Brewing for fueling Cineman!

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A GAME AT DINNER 09: THE NEREVARINE’S TRAVELS

Lee and Rett are back to address some fan mail, and listener criticism. Then jump straight in to correct some of their mistakes from the previous episode. Then talk about the lore surrounding the Nerevarine and his travels after the game of Morrowind. And the lore of each player character throughout the series.

Then they talk about the lore of the creation of Mundus, then round it off by talking about fantasy books.

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NDBrothers 16: More Like DOn’TA

Jason and Rett are back, with a new theme song! Inspired by one of their favorite games. If you can guess which one, then enter to win a game on your Steam wishlist valued at $10 or less. To enter, rate and review us on iTunes, then email us your guess at ndbros@airpodcast.com

The winner will be announced on our twitter feed, listed below, so make sure you leave the username used when leaving a review, and your twitter handle when you email us your guess.

Also this week they talk about DOTA…. A lot of jargon in this one, so we apologize.

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