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Episode 13 - Ryan Woodland
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...
Episode 12 - Greg Donovan
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...
Episode 11 - Scott Rudi
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...
Episode 10 - Andy Beaudoin
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 in!...
Episode 09 - Bob Zammit
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...
Episode 08 - Scott Rogers
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...
Episode 07 - Jon Knoles
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...
Episode 06 - Matt Knoles
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.
Episode 05 - Jo Burba
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...
Episode 04 - Morgan Godat
Morgan Godat stops by the D3 bar! He's worked on games like The Sims, Eve Online, and the critically acclaimed VR game Sparc. But his stories of crazy oiled-up Icelanders, remote controlled couches and the damage friends can do when they're too drunk should not be missed!
Episode 03 - Dave Mianowski
Dave Mianowski joins us at the bar! Dave works for Microsoft working with XBox game developers to solve a whole myriad of problems for almost every big XBox game in development.
Episode 02 - Ben Jones
Creative Director, Ben Jones joins us. He has been closely involved with franchises such as SOCOM, Medal of Honor, Battlefield and H1Z1.
Episode 01 - Rich Lambert
Rich Lambert, Creative Director of Elder Scrolls Online, cracks open some beers with us and talks about his journey into the world of video game development.