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How Indie Games Get Made is a narrative nonfiction podcast that demystifies how independent developers make video games with limited resources. To support the show, go to patreon.com/indiegamescast.

How Indie Games Get Made is a narrative nonfiction podcast that demystifies how independent developers make video games with limited resources. To support the show, go to patreon.com/indiegamescast.

Location:

United States

Description:

How Indie Games Get Made is a narrative nonfiction podcast that demystifies how independent developers make video games with limited resources. To support the show, go to patreon.com/indiegamescast.

Twitter:

@BosBattle

Language:

English

Contact:

2078999470


Episodes

S1E1: Scarlet Hollow

10/12/2020
A failed startup. An internet reality show. A major art project coming to an end. These were among the circumstances that led professional cartoonist Abby Howard and entrepreneur Tony Arias to embark on making a video game for their first time. This is the story of Black Tabby Games and the creation of Scarlet Hollow. How Indie Games Get Made is a narrative nonfiction podcast that demystifies how independent developers make video games with limited resources. Many thanks to listeners of...

Duration:00:57:21

BosBattle: The Deep End Games' Bill & Amanda Gardner

7/31/2020
This is an episode from BosBattle, the predecessor to How Indie Games Get Made. After a long hiatus, BosBattle is back for one final episode. But please stay subscribed! We are working on a new narrative nonfiction show about how indie games get made, and this feed will become the home of the new podcast when it launches. Read more about our plans for the new podcast and why there was a long hiatus at http://bosbattle.com. If you know a good story about someone who made or is making a...

Duration:00:34:32

BosBattle: MIT's T.L. Taylor

11/19/2018
This is an episode from BosBattle, the predecessor to How Indie Games Get Made. MIT professor T.L. Taylor discusses her new book, "Watch Me Play: Twitch and the Rise of Game Live Streaming," what she has learned from studying esports, streaming and video games cultures for a living, how playing EverQuest led her to pursue video game academia and what role platforms should play in fostering inclusion and diversity in streaming. Subscribe to BosBattle's newsletter:...

Duration:00:50:41

BosBattle: Proletariat Inc.'s Seth Sivak

10/14/2018
This is an episode from BosBattle, the predecessor to How Indie Games Get Made. Proletariat Inc. co-founder and CEO Seth Sivak discusses why his Boston indie studio decided to enter the saturated battle royale space with Spellbreak, how getting laid off at Zynga led him to form Proletariat, and what he learned from the studio's first two games that focused on mobile and streaming. Subscribe to BosBattle's newsletter: http://bit.ly/bosbattle. Music by Jesse Gertz:...

Duration:00:45:06

BosBattle: BostonFIG's Caroline Murphy & Oleg Brodskiy

9/18/2018
This is an episode from BosBattle, the predecessor to How Indie Games Get Made. Boston Festival of Indie Games organizers Caroline Murphy and Oleg Brodskiy discuss literal trash cosplay, small electrical fires and other early BostonFIG memories, as well as BostonFIG's new education initiatives and diversity in Boston's indie game scene. Subscribe to BosBattle's newsletter: http://bit.ly/bosbattle. Music by Jesse Gertz: http://jessegertz.com/. Mastering by Kegan Zema:...

Duration:00:50:34

BosBattle: The Molasses Flood's Gwen Frey & Forrest Dowling

9/17/2018
This is an episode from BosBattle, the predecessor to How Indie Games Get Made. Ex-Irrational Games employees Gwen Frey and Forrest Dowling talk about how BioShock influenced The Flame in the Flood, how they started The Molasses Flood and the triumphs and challenges of running an indie game studio. Subscribe to BosBattle's newsletter: http://bit.ly/bosbattle. Music by Jesse Gertz: http://jessegertz.com/. Mastering by Kegan Zema: https://www.keganzema.com/. Recorded at PRX's Podcast...

Duration:00:50:12

BosBattle: Earplay's Jon Myers

9/16/2018
This is an episode from BosBattle, the predecessor to How Indie Games Get Made. Earplay's Jon Myers discusses what led him to the emerging field of interactive audio storytelling, how he ended up working with the team behind the popular Mr. Robot TV show and the unique design challenges associated with audio. Prior to starting Earplay, Myers worked as a writer and narrative designer for Disruptor Beam, Owlchemy Labs and Zynga Boston. Subscribe to BosBattle's newsletter:...

Duration:00:54:35

BosBattle Trailer

9/8/2018
This is the trailer for BosBattle, an interview show about Boston's video game industry launching on September 17, 2018. Subscribe now to get the first three episodes when we launch. Hosted by Dylan Martin and Stephanie MacDonald. Music by Jesse Gertz: https://www.jessegertz.com/. Learn more at http://bosbattle.com.

Duration:00:00:50