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Grab a stool at the studio bar and join us for a beer as we chat with the video game industry's most fascinating developers, designers, artists and tech geeks. Your host Ryan Woodland is a game developer veteran with over 20 years in the industry and your co-host Jeremy Morrison is a broadcast television and indie film producer/editor.

Grab a stool at the studio bar and join us for a beer as we chat with the video game industry's most fascinating developers, designers, artists and tech geeks. Your host Ryan Woodland is a game developer veteran with over 20 years in the industry and your co-host Jeremy Morrison is a broadcast television and indie film producer/editor.

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United States

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Grab a stool at the studio bar and join us for a beer as we chat with the video game industry's most fascinating developers, designers, artists and tech geeks. Your host Ryan Woodland is a game developer veteran with over 20 years in the industry and your co-host Jeremy Morrison is a broadcast television and indie film producer/editor.

Language:

English


Episodes

From QA Queen and killing machines to Live Services Manager at Zenimax Online, meet Sammi Weeks!

6/22/2020
The D3 Podcast is recorded at the Harbor Craft Film’s studio bar located in Baltimore, Maryland. Produced by Jeremy Morrison (jeremymorrison.com) and Co-Produced by Michael J. Walls (mikejwalls.com). Copyright © 2019 Harbor Craft, LLC. All rights reserved. Business inquiries: drinks@d3podcast.com Website: d3podcast.com Facebook: thed3podcast Twitter: thed3podcast Instagram: d3podcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5Btf4jXIi8bmXaDt49SrbQ

Duration:01:42:29

PRO BASEBALL, VIDEO GAMES, PURPLE VELVET, AND PRINCE'S MUSTARD COLLECTION. MEET SEAN DUNN!

2/13/2020
The D3 Podcast is recorded at the Harbor Craft Film’s studio bar located in Baltimore, Maryland. Produced by Jeremy Morrison (jeremymorrison.com) and Co-Produced by Michael J. Walls (mikejwalls.com). Copyright © 2019 Harbor Craft, LLC. All rights reserved. Business Inquiries: drinks@D3Podcast.com Website: https://www.d3podcast.com Facebook: D3 Podcast Twitter: @thed3podcast Instagram: d3podcast YouTube: D3 Podcast

Duration:01:37:06

01 - From Hezbollah to Harbor Craft: Get to know your D3 co-host, Jeremy Morrison

10/29/2019
Make sure you’ve stocked up on your Miller Lite because in this episode we get to know your producer and co-host, Jeremy Morrison. Join us as he dives into his tales about being detained by Hezbollah in Beirut, or handed a paper bag filled with $10k in cash to make a short film, and living in Lithuania to supervise the post-production for a History Channel show about the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Jeremy has worked in the video and film production industry for over 13 years,...

Duration:01:37:54

Episode 14 - Andrew Frederiksen

3/23/2019
How do you go from High School Teacher to Senior Producer of ‘Civilization’, one of the largest video game franchises of all time? Ditch famed author Emerson, take a page from EGM and Game Pro Magazine and start in QA! That’s what Northern Virginia native and Firaxis Senior Producer Andrew Frederiksen did! Tune in to this week's D3 Podcast and listen in on Andrew’s amazing adventures in video game development that led him to “San Fran”, back to “NoVa”, and ultimately to Firaxis Games in Hunt...

Duration:01:26:07

Episode 13 - Ryan Woodland

8/18/2018
Well - It's time you guys learned a bit more about the hosts of the D3 podcast, starting with Ryan Woodland. Ryan has made his way through his 25+ year gaming career mainly by drinking and punching people (or, more accurately, getting punched by people) but I suppose there may have been a few moments of intelligence in between. His career has had him working for Nintendo, Sony, EA, and Zenimax, to name a few, spanning systems from SNES and Sega Genesis all the way through to XBox One and...

Duration:01:21:05

Episode 12 - Greg Donovan

8/12/2018
Executive Game Producer Greg Donovan (Agents of Mayhem, Saints Row, Red Faction) joins us at the D3 bar! Ever wonder what people do who have film degrees but want a steady-ish job with a reasonable paycheck? They go make video games! Greg Donovan started out getting his Master's Degree in Film Production but ended up as a Producer for THQ in the late 90's. Since then he has clawed his way up to the Executive Producer spot at Volition in Champaign, Illinois having a hand in almost everything...

Duration:01:28:37

Episode 11 - Scott Rudi

8/5/2018
Scott Rudi joins us during our special E3 series at the D3 Podcast bar in Los Angeles! Scott is currently the Game Director of some game called Rocket League? I've never heard of it but he swears it'll be huge someday. Listen in as he tells how he started out as the son of a World Series-winning pro baseball all-star and found his way into game production. He's been doing this for a very long time and has a ton of amazing credits to his name. Plus he's a hell of a cool guy. Get out an IPA...

Duration:01:51:48

Episode 10 - Andy Beaudoin

7/28/2018
Andy Beaudoin joins us during our special E3 series at the D3 Podcast bar in Los Angeles! Currently the Design Director at Microsoft’s Turn 10 Studios, Andy is a veteran creative leader with 20 years of experience in the industry. He’s been involved with some of the biggest game franchises of the last 2 decades. Wanna hear his story about what it’s like doing dishes with Bruce Campbell? Ever asked the question, “What happens if you wear a suit to a QA interview?" Grab a beer and listen...

Duration:01:54:43

Episode 09 - Bob Zammit

7/22/2018
Bob Zammit joins us during our special E3 series at the D3 Podcast bar in Los Angeles! Bob is one of the Marketing Communications leads at Xbox and the guy responsible for all their PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS commercials. He's been a part of a ton of awesome titles such as Assassin’s Creed Origins, Cuphead, Call of Duty WWII, Battlefield 1, Final Fantasy XV, Fallout 4, Halo 5, Destiny, Grand Theft Auto V and so many more! His bio says it the best: "Pretty smart for a cool guy. Pretty cool...

Duration:01:39:12

Episode 08 - Scott Rogers

7/14/2018
Scott Rogers joins us during our special E3 series at the D3 Podcast bar in Los Angeles. Scott literally wrote the book on game design as the author of the # 1 Amazon bestseller, Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Design. He’s been a game designer and creative director on more than 50 AAA games for Disney, Sony, Capcom, Namco, and THQ. In addition to having more video game credits than you can shake a stick at (ever heard of a little game called God of War?), Scott has published his own...

Duration:01:52:57

Episode 07 - Jon Knoles

7/8/2018
Jon Knoles joins us for our special E3 series at the D3 Podcast bar in Los Angeles. Ever wondered who the creative force is behind your favorite Star Wars games? With over 20 Star Wars games to his credit, there's a good chance Jon had a hand in it. He's still going strong as Design Director on the Forza franchise with Turn 10 Studios but he took a couple hours out of his busy E3 schedule to swing by and tell us some hilarious and amazing stories from his past. If you ever wanted to hear...

Duration:01:50:52

Episode 06 - Matt Knoles

6/30/2018
Matt Knoles, Marketing Director for 2K, joins us at the bar! Matt is responsible for driving the global brand and marketing strategy for games like Sid Meier’s Civilization, and XCOM, and so much more. You might have an idea for the perfect game, but do you have any idea what it takes to sell it? Matt does! He has 20+ year's experience working for companies like 2K, Crystal Dynamics, and Eidos to name a few. Best of all, he’s got some damn good game industry stories to tell! Post audio...

Duration:01:29:37

Episode 05 - Jo Burba

6/13/2018
Jo Burba joins us at the bar. Currently the Live Director of Elder Scrolls Online, he started in games in the mid-2000's. He's not only been on the development side of things, but has also spent time in community management. Ever wonder how online games stay online? Jo knows the ins and outs of how to keep an online game alive. Ever wonder what happens to all that feedback players give in the forums? Jo has read it all. He's worked at companies such as NCsoft, 2K, Vigil and Zenimax Online...

Duration:01:44:08

Episode 04 - Morgan Godat

5/19/2018
Morgan Godat stops by the D3 bar! Morgan started his career as an artist in the late 90's before launching in to art and creative direction on games like The Sims and Eve Online. Most recently he was the Executive Director on the critically acclaimed VR game Sparc from CCP's Atlanta studio. Morgan has a unique and fascinating approach to the video game production process and he even did time as our host's roommate in Shanghai, China!

Duration:01:52:01

Episode 03 - Dave Mianowski

5/13/2018
Dave Mianowski joins us at the bar! Dave works as a Developer Account Manager at Microsoft for XBox developers. He’s the front-line tech guy who solves a whole myriad of developers' problems with almost every big XBox game in development. A graduate of DigiPen Institute of Technology, a veteran of the indie game scene, and currently he’s a Chicago native who now makes his home in Seattle. Oh, and he used to be locked in a faraday cage.

Duration:01:34:49

Episode 02 - Ben Jones

5/3/2018
Creative Director, Ben Jones takes us for a ride down the video game development rapids. Soaked in whiskey! Ben has been closely involved with franchises such as SOCOM, Medal of Honor, Battlefield, H1Z1, and more. From his beginnings with an Apple II to taking a break from AAA games and diving into the indie world, Ben shares with us his personal journey through game development. Visit www.d3podcast.com

Duration:01:43:39

Episode 01 - Rich Lambert

4/25/2018
On our premiere episode, we sit at the bar and talk with Rich Lambert, Creative Director of Elder Scrolls Online. From starting off in QA to becoming the creative director for one of the largest massively multiplayer online role-playing games, Rich talks about how he got into the business and what he looks for when hiring those interested in getting into the industry today.

Duration:01:12:30