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Jon and Ted's Excellent Gamecast

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Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

Jon and Ted's Excellent GameCast or JTEG for short is a podcast about video games discussed from the unique perspectives of a blind programmer/developer (Jon) and an ex-NFL coach (Ted).

Language:

English

Contact:

info@raptorcow.com


Episodes

(Reboot) Ep. 44 – Video Game Fitness – Scott Herman

12/10/2016
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Hey! It’s a reboot of THE SEASON 2 PREMIER of the Boss Battle Gamecast is here! Yes the long wait is over and we’re excited to bring you a new line up of guests, awesome boss battles and great stories. We kick things off in Episode 44, my lucky number, with friend and fellow fitness expert, Scott Herman, founder and CEO of muscularstrength.com. We get the party started with things like completionism in games, the famous question “how much do you bench bro”, fun fitness banter, online gaming,...

Duration: 01:02:42


Ep. 51 - A Unique Route to a Degree in Game Design - Vanessa Briceño

12/2/2016
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How many lawyers do you know that are also game designers? After this episode the answer will be 1! My guest Vanessa Briceño spent time as a corporate lawyer who moved into the gaming space achieving her Master’s in Game design from NYU! She is also a philanthropist who started an amazing full tuition scholarship through her family foundation, the Barlavento Foundation, for women in the gaming industry! We get down to business and talk about things like story games, board games, mega man 2,...

Duration: 01:11:08


Ep. 50 - Retro Game Customization and Craftsmanship - Ryan Spence

11/25/2016
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Nostalgia for retro gaming is more prevalent than ever today. This week’s guest Ryan Spence, founder of Ultimate Customs, sits down with me to talk just that! What does he do? Ryan takes old-school gaming consoles, mainly the NES and turns them in to amazing works of art, customized with lights sounds, colors and designs! Ever wondered how your old Nintendo would look if it were decked out like your favorite movie, band, tv show, wrestler or super hero? Join us as we discuss the amazing...

Duration: 01:18:03


Ep. 49 - Getting Excited about Indie Games! - Mark Soderwall

11/18/2016
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Are you ready for some high octane, energetic, excited, pump up, full of juice and excellent indie game advice! Well it’s here because that’s exactly what guest Mark Soderwall, CEO/Founder of Indie Game U brings to the episode! Mark’s infectious energy stems from a long and successful career in AAA video games and recently turned Indie to help smaller developers with creating, launching and marketing their games. We have a loud and boisterous talk about old school arcades, JUST STARTING, AAA...

Duration: 00:59:16


Ep. 48 - From Wolfenstein to Game Design - Scott Fine

11/11/2016
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What’s the first game you give your 3-year old to play? I’ll give you a hint, it’s really bloody, you kill a lot of Nazis and ultimately defeat Mecha-Hitler! That’s right, this week’s guest, Scott Fine, Creative Director of Diamond Raven Games started his gaming journey with Wolfenstein 3D at age 3. Scott is a successful game designer and talks about his path into the industry. We also chat about things like Destiny, band, the Tuba, grandmas gaming, how to design a game, and The Ace of...

Duration: 01:06:25


Ep. 47 - Women are Gamers Too - Pamela Horton

11/4/2016
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If you like to laugh and have a good time with video games, look no further! This week’s guest is Pamela Horton – Gamer, YouTuber, host, personality, fellow nerd, streamer and media extraordinaire from Pamela Horton Gaming! Her fun and playful style shine through as we talk about the awesome projects she’s working on these days including her new series, Drawesome Gaming! Join in as we discuss, world of Warcraft, Nintendo, Woman gamers, overcoming stereotypes, creating quality content, RPGs...

Duration: 01:06:21


Ep. 46 - Supporting the Military through Video Games - Steve Machuga

10/28/2016
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The military has always held a special place in my heart. We’re honored to have Steve Machuga, CEO/Founder of Stack-up.org a charity supporting active duty military members and veterans through video games! Amazing stuff! As a veteran himself Steve talks about what it’s like being deployed and the evolution of how Stack-up.org came to be. We also dig into topics such as losing yourself in World of Warcraft, video games as therapy for PTSD, xbox achievement addiction and…..using romance...

Duration: 01:07:10


Ep. 45 - The Scottish Gaming Scene - David Ferguson

10/21/2016
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It’s time for another edition of The Boss Battle Gamecast and this week’s guest is David Ferguson of Fool Boy Media. He hails from Scotland and adds a little flavor to the show! David is also joining the RaptorCow Team as our sound designer and composer so you know we have to give him the right of passage on the show! Join us as we talk about the Nintendo Switch, growing up gaming over the pond, how to find inspiration for music design, Shrek (of course), and the origin of the...

Duration: 01:26:55


Ep. 44 - SEASON 2 PREMIERE - Video Games and Fitness - Scott Herman

10/14/2016
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THE SEASON 2 PREMIER of the Boss Battle Gamecast is here! Yes the long wait is over and we’re excited to bring you a new line up of guests, awesome boss battles and great stories. We kick things off in Episode 44, my lucky number, with friend and fellow fitness expert, Scott Herman, founder and CEO of muscularstrength.com. We get the party started with things like completionism in games, the famous question “how much do you bench bro”, fun fitness banter, online gaming, and who would win...

Duration: 01:02:42


Ep. 39 - Video Game Animation Through Dedication - Joseph Coleman

6/30/2016
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Corn bread, collard greens, cool aid, fried chicken, grits, catfish and Video Game animation! This week’s guest is young and successful game animator Joseph Coleman the artist for the new game Cup Head! Joseph hails from Mississippi and we discuss our Sothern roots and the path to becoming a video game artist. He talks about his struggles over-coming being a minority artist from the deep south where art is not normally seen as a career. We also have fun nerding out way off topic with...

Duration: 01:26:06


Ep. 35 - How to make money in the gaming industry - Rick Davidson

6/2/2016
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The Boss Battle Gamecastis in full effect with our challenger/guest this week, Rick Davidson, the Game Career Coach! He drops knowledge on how to make money in the gaming industry and being a professional! Does he have the sage-like wisdom to overcome the Boss of the week, Kane from Command and conquer?

Duration: 01:01:10


Episode 33 - Fogo de Concept Art

5/20/2016
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A slightly shorter show this week but it’s still a good one! We’re joined by Brazilian Concept Artist for games and media Michele Cavaloti. She shares her struggles to success coming from a poor family, moving to Portugal to study, trying to find a job in a male dominated industry and now kicking butt for projects like The Angry Birds Movie! We talk about women in games, concept art, ice cream, gorillas, and much more! Can Michele avoid getting crushed by barrels against our boss of the...

Duration: 01:01:55