Game Dev Loadout Interview Flow

What makes a great Game Dev Loadout interview? Effectively telling your story combined with solid audio quality. Using headphones while recording makes the audio quality better.

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  • I will share a brief 2-3 sentence of your biography.

We learn about you and your expertise.

  • Go ahead and give us a bit about your personal life and how you got started in the game industry.
  • What is your current main area of expertise?
  • What is something we probably don’t know about (your expertise) that we should?
  • What mistakes are most common, even at a pro level?
  • Overall, what are your key principles for better (expertise)?

We learn how you overcome challenges and what to avoid.

  • What was the worst moment of your career?
  • What do you want to make sure Game Devs take away from that?
  • What are bad recommendations you hear in your profession?
  • What are the biggest wastes of time?
  • What have you changed your mind about in the last few years and why?

We learn what motivates you.

  • What is one of the best investments you’ve ever made? Could be an investment of money, time, energy, etc.
  • What was the greatest idea you had to date? Like an Ah Ha moment.
  • With the game industry booming every year, what are you the most excited about today?
  • What is that one game that had the most influence on you and why?
  • Why do you love being a part of the video game industry?

Lightning Round with fast questions.

  • What was holding you back from joining the game industry?
  • What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success?
  • What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
  • How has a failure set you up for later success?
  • What’s a great marketing tip to make yourself and your game stand out?
  • What resources should we Game Devs use to get started today?

Grand Finale

  • Give us a parting piece of guidance and how we can connect with you and then we’ll say goodbye.

Suggestions to leave listeners with:

    • Your email
    • Social media
    • Upcoming events you want listeners to check out
    • Give a special code or giveaway
    • Info on your games/companies

    I will call you via skype at the appointed time: skype name tchankhmer. This is an audio only interview.


Tony Chan

Tony Chan

Game Developer/Podcaster

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