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.

Part 1: We learn about your expertise.

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

Part 2: We learn about you.

  • 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 do you consider your biggest waste of time and what would you have replaced that time with?
  • What is one of the best investments you’ve ever made? Could be an investment of money, time, energy, etc.
  • In the last five years, what new belief, behavior, or habit has most improved your life?
  • When you feel overwhelmed or unfocused, what do you do?
  • If you had the opportunity to relay one message to game developers across the globe, what would you say and why?
  • What is one game that influence you the most and why?

Part 3: Beta Phase, Rapid-Fire Questions on Advice

  • Why do you love being a part of the video game industry?
  • What was holding you back in the beginning?
  • The best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
  • A specific marketing tip to stand out?
  • What resources should we use today?

End: Gold Phase

  • Tell us how we can connect with you and anything you want to mention, 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.

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