Game Dev Loadout
Learn from the best in the game industry where we cover their worst moment and lessons learned, key principles for success, and action steps for you to get started today.
Grant Shonkwiler dives deep into the importance of "People Process Product." The team health and stability should be a top priority. Taking breaks can do huge wonders to the mind and body. Also learning the basic language of each position you oversee makes...read more
Joseph Longoria. One of the main problems game developers have is never finishing their game. Sometimes we tackle a vision too big, lose motivation, and eventually give up. We need to stop overthinking ideas and just go create a finish game. Pick a tool and do it....read more
Keith Turkowski is the lead programmer at Lazy 8 Studios, worked on Everquest and Section 8. He has been in the game industry for 11 years. We talked about the importance of figuring out that first step and then immediately begin taking action on it. He mentioned a...read more
Scott Brodie is the Founder, Lead Designer, and Programmer at independent studio Heart Shaped Games. He is an experienced game designer with credits in almost every area of the game industry. His most recent game, Hero Generations, was an IndieCade Finalist, funded...read more
Starr Long has been making video games for twenty-five years, partnering with visionaries like Richard Garriott and Lane Merrifield. He started his career at the legendary studio Origin Systems, where he was the director of Ultima Online, the longest running MMO in...read more