Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast

The HP Video Game Podcast Network

Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast is a weekly podcast all about Indie Games and their creators. Every Friday we walk you through all the happenings in the Indie world. Including news, Indies over on crowdfunding sites and more.

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In this week's episode, we talk about Roll7 developers of the Olli Olli series of games being purchased by Private Division, Tencent purchasing a minority share of Playtonic, and our thoughts on selling out. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming rogue-like ARPG called Swordcery, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Swordcery: An Action Packed, Sword Swingin' Rogue-like. Collect hundreds of spellbound blades to defeat an otherworldly evil in this rogue-like ARPG! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/templedoorgames/swordcery-an-action-packed-sword-swingin-rogue-like?ref=discovery_category Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 13:30 Gunfire Reborn 1.0 Shoutout!! (Hong Kong Interactive) Crown Trick (NeXT Studios) Exo one (Exbleative) Vaughn: 29:15 Main News Stories: 31:00 News Cram: 56:44 God Bless The Crowd: 1:00:48 Listener Questions: 1:12:40 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 26

1 hr 43 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with Chad and Curtis of Bit Rot to talk about their upcoming kaleidoscopic narrative-puzzle game, Recursive Ruin. Other points they hit on include, the need for trust when forming a team, why they would rather stay as a two-person team, how they went from music majors to game developers, and much more. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Bit Rot and Recursive Ruin on Twitter, as well as add the game to your Steam wishlist for notifications on when the game goes live. Links: Recursive Ruin Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1561890/Recursive_Ruin/ Bit Rot Twitter: https://twitter.com/bitrotgames Recursive Ruin Twitter: https://twitter.com/RecursiveRuin Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 24

52 min 52 sec

This month we dive deep into the Megagon Industries' mountain bike racing game, Lonely Mountains: Downhill. Including our thoughts on the game, its challenges, and if we think it's a game people should play. And naturally, we listen to the thoughts of several of our amazing Patrons along the way. This is one of our formerly Patreon exclusive episodes. But we'll now be posting one every Monday until free feeds have caught up to the Patrons. Afterward, free feeds will receive Special Episodes and Book Club episodes one month after our Patrons. If you'd like to participate in the Book Club episodes become a patron today. Links: Lonely Mountains: Downhill Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/711540/Lonely_Mountains_Downhill/  Indie Pod Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 22

36 min 56 sec

In this week's episode, we walk about the Thunderful World showcase and the director of Scorn apologizing to Kickstarter backers for a hostile update statement. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming Metroidvania Boomer-Shooter called, Chains of Fury, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: Chains of Fury: Chains of Fury is a Metroidvania Boomer Shooter inspired by Lobo & XIII, with loads of blood, gore, easter eggs and Duke's dark humor. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gamingfactory/chains-of-fury?ref=discovery_category Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 20:38 Dicey Dungeons (Terry Cavanagh) Vaughn: 34:30 Moonlighter (Digital Sun) Main News Stories: 43:20 News Cram: 1:05:40 God Bless The Crowd: 1:11:50 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 19

1 hr 26 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with the team from Kid Onion Studio to talk about their up coming couch co-op game, River Tails: Stronger Together. As well as, the mixed feelings that come with preparing for a Kickstarter campaign, the importance of designing a co-op game with teamwork in mind, and how their love for platformers inspired this first title for the studio. If you like what you hear, be sure to follow the development of River Tails on Twitter by following the game's account and check out the game's Kickstarter campaign which goes live on November 19th. Links: River Tails: Stronger Together Kickstarter Campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/frenzyfresh/river-tails-stronger-together River Tails Twitter: https://twitter.com/RiverTailsGame Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 17

50 min 36 sec

In this month's special episode we switch up our normal gaming picks and try something from each other's libraries. While Vaughn sits down with Matt Dabrowski's Streets of Rogue, Josh trudges through Heart Machine's Hyper Light Drifter. If you like what you hear and haven't checked either game out, Streets of Rogue is available on Xbox Game Pass and Hyper Light Drifter is fantastic so spend the $20 on it. Links for both games will be provided down below. This is one of our formerly Patreon exclusive episodes. But we'll now be posting one every Monday until free feeds have caught up to the Patrons. Afterward, free feeds will receive Special Episodes and Book Club episodes one month after our Patrons. If you'd like to participate in the Book Club episodes become a patron today. Links: Streets of Rogue Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/512900/Streets_of_Rogue/  Hyper Light Drifter Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/257850/Hyper_Light_Drifter/  Indie Pod Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IndiePod Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 15

51 min 17 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about Devolver Digital going public, Sony purchasing a 5% stake in them, and the awesome success of #PitchYaGame. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming PixelArt Shooting Action-Platformer called Last Soul, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Last Soul: Humankind lost its will to live. This cute-shooting robot is the last hope. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wulum/last-soul-only-a-machine-can-stop-a-machine Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 13:30 The Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller) Vaughn: 23:10 Moonlighter (Digital Sun) Recompile (Phigames) Main News Stories: 43:20 News Cram: 1:02:00 God Bless The Crowd: 1:04:40 Listener Questions: 1:14:00 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 12

1 hr 30 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Robert of Flyaway to talk about their upcoming game Triple Take. They talk about how feedback from game jams was the main thing that shaped his current game and an in-depth look at their upcoming title. If you like what you hear, be sure to follow Robert on Twitter and add Triple Take to your Steam Wishlist for notifications about when the game goes live, sales, and more. Links: Triple Take Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1734250/Triple_Take/ Robert/Flyaway Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlyAway22554350 Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod Indie Pod Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 10

37 min 31 sec

In this month's special episode Josh and I sit down to talk about our thoughts on Mechanical Head Studios' hit 2D Action-Platformer, Cyber Shadow. We also discuss the thoughts of two of our amazing Patrons who sent us their opinions of the game. This is one of our formerly Patreon exclusive episodes. But we'll now be posting one every Monday until free feeds have caught up to the Patrons. Afterward, free feeds will receive Special Episodes and Book Club episodes one month after our Patrons. If you'd like to participate in the Book Club episodes become a patron today. Links: Cyber Shadow Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/861250/Cyber_Shadow/ Indie Pod Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 8

47 min 16 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about Eric Barone, aka ConcernedApe, developer of the uber-popular Stardew Valley has gone on the record saying that they won't release The Haunted Chocolatier until they're "personally satisfied that It's very fun and compelling", and the Thunderful Groups recent acquisition of Robot Teddy. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming 2D Action-Roguelite titled Helms of Fury, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Helms of Fury: A 2D action roguelite featuring big pixels, fast combat and crazy abilities https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/abitawake/helms-of-fury Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 19:50 Gloomhaven (Flaming Fowl Studios) Inscryption (daniel mullins games) Vaughn: 32:40 Main News Stories: 33:11 News Cram: 50:48 God Bless The Crowd: 1:04:08 Listener Questions: 1:16:50 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 5

1 hr 51 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Coolie Calihan an environment artist at Polyarc developers of the upcoming Moss Book 2. They talk about the struggles that can come from building pieces of a game and then realizing tweaks need to be made once putting all of them together. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Polyarc on Twitter, add Moss to your Steam wishlist, and or pick up the game on your favorite VR platform. Links: Polyarc Twitter: https://twitter.com/PolyarcGames Polyarc Website: https://www.polyarcgames.com/ Moss Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/846470/Moss/ Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 3

51 min 30 sec

In this month's very special episode of Indie Pod Josh and Vaughn list their top 10 games of all time. Keep in mind these are in no particular order. This is one of our formerly Patreon exclusive episodes. But we'll now be posting one every Monday until free feeds have caught up to the Patrons. Afterward, free feeds will receive Special Episodes and Book Club episodes one month after our Patrons. If you'd like to participate in the Book Club episodes become a patron today. Links: Indie Pod Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Nov 1

1 hr 12 min

In this week's episode, we talk about Eric Barone aka ConcernedApe's announcement of a new game titled Haunted Chocolatier, as well as them hinting at working on yet another unannounced project, and 500+ games to be shown on November 6th at the INDIE Live Winter Expo. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming Narrative Adventure game titled Space Boat, answer your listener question, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Space Boat: Play as a space cat detective in this narrative adventure game with investigative elements. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/spaceboat/space-boat-episode-1?ref=1gdn7f&token=aa37718e Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 17:17 Inscryption (Daniel Mullins Games) Vaughn: 26:50 Main News Stories: 28:30 News Cram: 45:10 God Bless The Crowd: 54:22 Listener Questions: 1:03:03 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Oct 29

1 hr 47 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Joseph Williams of Whalenought Studios, one of the developers working on Mecha Jammer. They talked about the tough choices that games of this genre face with "save scumming," the importance of providing options for players to choose their own path in games. Unrelated to the game, they talk about how he and his partner deal with that "cabin fever" feeling you get when working from home. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Whalenought Studios and Mechajammer on Twitter and add the game to your Steam Wishlist. Links: Mechajammer Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/485400/Mechajammer/ Whalenought Twitter: https://twitter.com/whalenought Mechajammer Twitter: https://twitter.com/mechajammer Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 27

47 min 39 sec

In this special episode of Indie Pod, we ask our amazing Patrons to join us in a discussion about Thunder Lotus Games' emotional management game Spiritfarer. This is in no way a review of the game, just our opinions on the seemingly small portions of it we all managed to play. If you'd like to be included in our book club, get episodes of Indie Pod  3 days early, and much more, head over to https://www.patreon.com/IndiePod and become a patron today. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Oct 25

1 hr

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we talk about the most recent world record cheating scandal, Raw Fury making a deal that will see many of their published pieces heading to the silver and small screens, and arguing on the internets. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming 2D Hand-Drawn Platformer Adventure game called Ailuri, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Ailuri - A Hand-Drawn, 2D Platformer Adventure https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1867450639/ailuri-a-hand-drawn-2d-platformer-adventure Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 18:30 Despot’s Game: Dystopian Army Builder (Konfa Games) Back 4 Blood (Turtle Rock Studios) Vaughn: 36:30 Monster Crown (Studio Aurum) Main News Stories: 43:30 News Cram: 1:04:00 God Bless The Crowd: 1:06:30 Listener Questions: 1:16:55 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Oct 22

1 hr 39 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with Tim Sheinman, the developer behind the recently released, Echo Beach. They talk about how Tim has managed to find time to create games so quickly, how open he is to feedback, how his community has not only shaped his games through new endings but also by providing voice acting, as well as a small portion around mental health and learning to take breaks to become more productive. This is also our first developer to come on the show a second time. If you like what you hear, be sure to follow Tim on Twitter, and or check out Echo Beach over on Itch.io. Where you can pay your own price, as well as play the game right in your browser. Links: Echo Beach Itch.io Page: https://tim-sheinman.itch.io/echo-beach Tim Sheinman Twitter: https://twitter.com/TimSheinman Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 20

59 min 18 sec

In this week's episode, Josh and Vaughn discuss a recent vacation to San Francisco, Josh's thoughts on Chicory: A Colorful Tale/Mighty Goose, and what we'd do with time travel. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming Card Collecting Action-RPG called Hero.exe, answer listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 24:09 Chicory: A Colorful Tale (Greg Lobanov, A Shell in the Pit, Madeline Berger, Alexis Dean-Jones, Lena Raine) Mighty Goose (Blastmode and MP2 Games) Vaughn: 39:40 News Cram: 42:05 God Bless The Crowd: 46:38 Listener Questions: 57:10 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Oct 15

1 hr 14 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Odd Bug Studio to talk about their new game, Tales of Iron. They speak about the inspiration behind the storybook art direction, the difficulty debate when it comes to souls like games as well as the studio's origin story. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Odd Bug Studio and their publisher United Label Games on Twitter, as well as add Tails of Iron to your Steam wishlist and or just pick up the game outright. Links: Tails of Iron Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1283410/Tails_of_Iron/ Odd Bug Studio Twitter: https://twitter.com/OddBugStudio United Label Games Twitter: https://twitter.com/UtdLabelGames Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 13

30 min 47 sec

In this week's episode, Josh and I sit down to talk about what our Indie Game of the Year picks look like with a few extra picks that could blow up our lists if they're released in 2021. We will be returning to our standard news-filled episodes next week. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Oct 8

1 hr 6 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with Ryan Wianko, the project director of Fractured Veil, a new upcoming MMO survival game. We talk about the unsatisfied feeling Ryan has felt with previous survival games. Although they have been fun and he loves the genre, he felt more could be done when it comes to choices having an impact and reducing the tedium from them where apparent. We also discuss the challenges of building a universe where you can travel between servers with different biomes as well as having a game where you can possibly have 500 players in one world at a time. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Fractured Veil on Twitter, add the game to your Steam wishlist, and or back the game on Kickstarter. Links: Fractured Veil Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paddlecreekgames/fractured-veil-a-survival-and-base-building-multiplayer Fractured Veil Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1128500/Fractured_Veil/ Fractured Veil Twitter: https://twitter.com/FracturedVeil Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 6

59 min 50 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about our impressions of Deltarune Chapter 2 and Flynn: Son of Crimson, why Vaughn wants to punch the elderly, and a bunch of new stuff in the realm of Indie Games. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming Tactical Rhythm RPG called Keylocker, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Keylocker: As a Singer in a world without music, play with your band, date cyborgs & fight for Saturn's freedom in this Tactical Rhythm RPG. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/moonana/keylocker-turn-based-cyberpunk-action Time Codes (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 23:50 Deltarune Chapter 2 (Toby Fox) Vaughn: 36:42 Flynn: Son of Crimson (Studio Thunderhorse) News Cram: 49:30 God Bless The Crowd: 58:35 Listener Questions: 1:14:45 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Oct 1

1 hr 29 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Fay and Martyn of Imaginary Friends Games developers of the adventure game Shindig. They talk about how traumatic events can cause a couple to leave a high renowned job to instead feel like they are making an impact and creating games on their own as well as how they spent their the last two years learning how to fill the gaps on the many aspects to building your own game that they had no idea about. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Fay, Martyn, and Imaginary Friends Games on Twitter. Also, be sure to add Shindig to your Steam wishlist or just purchase the game outright. Links: Shindig Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1475960/Shindig/ Imaginary Friends Games Twitter: https://twitter.com/GamesFriendo Fay Twitter: https://twitter.com/fay_maillardet Martyn Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartynEm Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 29

53 min

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we talk about the shadow drop of Deltarune Chapter 2, and the subsequent announcement that Chapters 3, 4, and 5 will release at the same time in the future. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an awesome upcoming hand-drawn Metroidvania, Akita, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Akita: King Pig Thinks Pink - Explore a fantasy world inhabited by charming creatures, with 2D hand-drawn animations. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/karumagames/akita-king-pig-thinks-pink-a-2d-hand-drawn-metroidvania Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 21:30 Pikuniku (Arnaud De Bock, Rémi Forcadell, Alan Zucconi, Calum Bowen) Toem (Something We Made) Vaughn: 34:30 Main News Stories: 36:40 News Cram: 52:10 God Bless The Crowd: 1:00:00 Listener Questions: 1:13:00 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Sep 24

1 hr 42 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sat down with two of the team members from Visionaries to talk about their upcoming title Business Heros: Food Truck Simulation. They talk about the evolution of management sim games over the years and their approach to not only providing entertainment but also teaching many real-world business practices that come with entrepreneurship. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Visionaries on Twitter as well as add Business Heros: Food Truck Simulation to your Steam wishlist. Links: Business Heros: Food Truck Simulation Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1429080/Business_Heroes_Food_Truck_Simulation/ Visionaries Twitter: https://twitter.com/We_Visionaries Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 22

1 hr 7 min

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we talk about the developer of Stardew Valley no longer working on updates for the game and instead working on a yet to be revealed title. As well as, if we'd willingly get probed by aliens, a frantic top-down shooter called Cybel over on Kickstarter, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Cybel: a frantic top-down shooter set in a unique occult science-fiction universe. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/indibutable/cybel Time Codes (Approximations): What we've been playing: Josh: 21:10 Crown Trick (NExT Studios) Vaughn: 32:30 Main News Stories: 36:40 News Cram: 47:30 God Bless The Crowd: 53:12 Listener Questions: 1:03:24 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Sep 17

1 hr 25 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with Ian Beckman of Big Sir Games and director of Cosmo's Quickstop to talk about the high costs that can come with hiring specialized roles when building games and how Ian had to learn coding from the ground up to make sure that the game could come to fruition. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Big Sir Games on Twitter, add Cosmo's Quickstop to your Steam wishlist, and or outright purchase the game. Links: Cosmo's Quickstop Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/724680/Cosmos_Quickstop/?utm_source=twitter Big Sire Games Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigSirGames Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 15

42 min 50 sec

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we break down the recent Indie Houses Showcase. We also hop over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming rogue-like dungeon crawler, Midautumn, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Midautumn: A supernatural game about blasting evil spirits, Asian diaspora culture, and saving your hometown from gentrification. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sherveen/midautumn Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 18:40 Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (Snoozy Kazoo) Golf with your friends (Blacklight Interactive) Vaughn: 30:20 Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine) Main News Stories: 35:40 News Cram: 58:50 God Bless The Crowd: 1:05:25 Listener Questions: 1:14:25 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Sep 10

1 hr 38 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with Mike Bernat the CEO and artist at ShockworkGames developers of the deckbuilding rogue-like JRPG, Nadir. In this interview, they talk about time management, the struggles that you face when starting your own company, the importance of modding and accessibility in games, and much more. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Mike Bernat and Nadir on Twitter, as well as, add the game to your Steam wishlist for updates on its impending release. Links: Nadir Itch.io: https://shockworkgames.itch.io/nadir Nadir Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1535210/Nadir/ Mike Bernat Twitter: https://twitter.com/Bernat_Mike Nadir Twitter: https://twitter.com/NadirTheGame Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 8

50 min 46 sec

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we talk about Stardew Valley becoming an esport and how Steam's two-hour refund policy can hurt developers with shorter games. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming 2D Action-Platformer called Advent Neon, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Advent Neon: A frantic 2D action platformer, featuring time-stopping, fist flurries and super transformations! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cryogx/advent-neon-hyperactive-2d-action-platforming Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 15:50 12 Minutes (Luis Antonio) Vaughn: 29:40 Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine) Main News Stories: 35:30 News Cram: 1:00:50 God Bless The Crowd: 1:08:00 Listener Questions: 1:17:12 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Sep 3

1 hr 42 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Sergio Ronchetti composer and sound designer of the Boss-Rush soulslike game Eldest Souls. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Sergio and Fallen Flag Studio on Twitter, add Eldest Souls to your Steam wishlist, and or just outright purchase the game. Also, if you love the music of Eldest Souls and want to listen on the go be sure to check out the game's soundtrack over on Spotify. Links: Eldest Souls Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1108590/Eldest_Souls/ Eldest Souls Spotify Soundtrack: https://open.spotify.com/album/22BGzcyLNuyFoxUMN1eMPk Sergio Ronchetti Twitter: https://twitter.com/SergioRonchetti Fallen Flag Studio Twitter: https://twitter.com/Fallen_Flag Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 1

41 min 13 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about the harassment of a voice actor heavily featured in Boyfriend Dungeon, the controversy surrounding the content warning of the aforementioned dungeon crawler, Fortnite's new social deception game mode, and a massive industry-wide issue revolving around publishing deals. As well as, check out an upcoming Tactical RPG called Infinity over on Kickstarter, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Infinity: A Game Boy Color Tactical RPG back after 20 years! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/incube8games/infinity-a-game-boy-color-tactical-rpg-back-after-20-years Time Codes: (Approximations) What we've been playing: Josh: 21:40 Library of Ruina (Project Moon) Jupiter Hell (ChaosForge) Vaughn: 41:00 Garden Story (Picogram) Main News Stories: 50:40 News Cram: 1:33:22 God Bless The Crowd: 1:40:50 Listener Questions: 1:46:35 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Aug 27

2 hr 8 min

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, Josh sits down with Gareth Owens Wise Monkey Entertainment to talk about their game Libtard: The Satire Game, as well as their upcoming title You Will. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Gareth and or Wise Monkey Entertainment on Twitter, add Libtard: The Satire Game to your Steam wishlists, and possibly even pick the game up to participate in its early access period. Links: Libtard: The Satire Game Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1250720/Libtard_The_Satire_Game/ Gareth Owens Twitter: https://twitter.com/garethontweeter Wise Monkey Entertainment Twitter: https://twitter.com/wisemonkeyltd Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 25

37 min 23 sec

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we wrap up the August Nintendo Indie World and ID@Xbox Showcases. As well as head over to Indie Gogo to check out an upcoming Action game called Bittersweet Birthday, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Bittersweet Birthday: A challenging action game featuring a story full of mystery and an endearing cast of characters! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bittersweet-birthday-a-game-of-heart-horror--2#/ Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 15:50 Curse of the Dead Gods (Passtech Games) Vaughn: 30:10 Garden Story (Picogram) Main News Stories: 45:40 News Cram: 1:26:30 God Bless The Crowd: 1:31:25 Listener Questions: 1:44:05 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Aug 20

2 hr 14 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with Christian Heusser of Crafting Legends to talk about their upcoming Post-Apocalyptic Old-School RPG called Death Trash. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Death Trash and Christian on Twitter for news on the game's ongoing development. As well as, add Death Trash to your Steam wishlist and or purchase the game right now to participate in its early access period. Links: Death Trash Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/941460/Death_Trash/ Death Trash Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeathTrash Christian Heusser Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheChriggu Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 18

46 min 1 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about the announcement of another upcoming ID@Xbox Showcase taking place on August 10th at 12 pm ET, the Co-Creator of Fullbright stepping down due to allegations of toxic work culture, and 7 Indie publishers teaming up to develop a new showcase that "aims to promote an environment that is centered around the sharing of knowledge between publishers rather than cutthroat competition,". As well as, check out an upcoming 3v3 shooter-platformer called Wuppo Breft Festival Forever, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Wuppo Breft Festival Forever: A 2D Splatoon-inspired wacky 3v3 shooter-platformer! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wuppo/wuppo-breft-festival-forever Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 18:00 The Ascent (Neon Giant) Back 4 Blood Beta (Turtle Rock Studios) Star Hunter DX (1CC Games) Vaughn: The Ascent (Neon Giant) Main News Stories: 51:40 News Cram: 1:28:50 God Bless The Crowd: 1:34:35 Listener Questions: 1:43:50 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Aug 13

2 hr 10 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Nikko of En House Studios developers of the upcoming RPG, GLITCHED. If you like what you hear be sure to follow En House Studios on Twitter, add GLITCHED to your Steam wishlist, and or try out the demo. Links: GLITCHED Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/594230/GLITCHED/ En House Studios Twitter: https://twitter.com/EnHouseStudios Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 11

45 min 19 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about everything shown in the Annapurna Interactive Showcase and the Replaced developers, Sad Cat Studios, going on record saying “Microsoft Actually Cares About the Indie Market”. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming Action-Adventure game called Spindle, answer your listener questions, and so much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Spindle: An Action-Adventure about Death and a Pig https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/letsgamedev/spindle-an-action-adventure-about-the-death-and-a-pig Time Codes: What We've Been Playing: Josh: 22:00 Death’s Door (Acid Nerve) The Ascent (Neon Giant) Vaughn: 40:50 Eldest Souls (Fallen Flag Studio) Main News Stories: 52:35 News Cram: 1:27:30 God Bless The Crowd: 1:32:40 Listener Questions: 1:41:00 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Aug 6

1 hr 59 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Little Knight Games the team behind the upcoming Metroidvania, Mira: The Legend of the Djinns. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Little Knight Games on Twitter, and or check out the Mira: The Legend of the Djinns Kickstarter campaign. Links: Mira: The Legend of the Djinns Kickstarter Campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/littleknightgames/mira-the-legend-of-the-djinns Little Knight Games Twitter: https://twitter.com/littleknightgms Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 4

50 min 6 sec

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, Josh is on Vacation so Vaughn takes the reins for another solo episode. In which he talks in-depth about his Death's Door opinions, as well as answers your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jul 30

48 min 50 sec

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Tye Abbott developer of the 2D Platformer Lucid: Parables of the Ubermensch. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Tye on Twitter, as well as add Lucid: Parables of the Ubermensch to your Steam wishlist, and or purchase the game outright. Links: Lucid: Parables of the Ubermensch Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1574200/Lucid_Parables_of_the_Ubermensch/ Tye Abbott Twitter: https://twitter.com/tyeishing Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 28

32 min 39 sec

We're still in somewhat of a draught for in-depth news stories. So in this week's episode, we goof around and talk about what we've been playing to a MASSIVE extent. As well as, head over to Kickstarter to check out an awesome new Metroidvania called Crowsworn, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Crowsworn: A Dark and Mysterious Action Packed Metroidvania https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mongooserodeo/crowsworn-a-dark-and-mysterious-action-packed-metroidvania Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 19:50 Doki Doki Literature Club (Team Salvato) Vaughn: News Cram: 39:05 God Bless The Crowd: 53:00 Listener Questions: 1:04:25 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jul 23

1 hr 55 min

In this week's developer interview, Josh sits down with the CEO of AEXLAB Jonathan Ovadia developers of the upcoming virtual reality multiplayer competitive shooter, VAIL VR. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Vail VR and Jonathan on Twitter, as well as add the game to your Steam wishlist. That way you'll be alerted when the game goes live and when it receives future updates. Links: Vail VR Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/801550/VAIL_VR/ Vail VR Twitter: https://twitter.com/playvailvr Jonathan Ovadia Twitter: https://twitter.com/tropicalsensei Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 21

37 min 34 sec

In this week's episode, we don't have any main news stories. But, we talk a lot about the games we've been playing and of course talk about all the awesome new stuff entering the world of Indie games. As well as, head over to Kickstarter to check out an awesome upcoming Metroidvania called Mira: The Legend of the Djinns, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Mira: The Legend of the Djinns: a love-letter to metroidvanias and featuring a world based on the Moroccan and Amazigh mythology. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/littleknightgames/mira-the-legend-of-the-djinns Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 31:05 Limbo (playdead) Vaughn: 40:00 Blasphemous (The Game Kitchen) Vampyr (DONTNOD Entertainment) News Cram: 1:10:55 God Bless The Crowd: 1:19:45 Listener Questions: 1:31:30 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jul 16

1 hr 48 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Jesse Attard of Tactic Studios Inc. to talk about their story-driven puzzle adventure game, Claire de Lune. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Jesse and Tactic Studios on Twitter, add Claire de Lune to your Steam wishlist, or just outright purchase the game. Links: Claire de Lune Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/717110/Claire_de_Lune/ Jesse Attard Twitter: https://twitter.com/JSAttard Tactic Studios Inc. Twitter: https://twitter.com/TacticStudios Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 14

46 min 10 sec

In this week's episode, we talk about if Indie has meaning or ever really meant anything and why Indie developers and publishers are sick of PlayStation. We also hop over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming Adventure-Platformer called, Tesla INVENTORIUM, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: Tesla INVENTORIUM: Immersive Hand painted Adventure Game about lost machines https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1071455462/tesla-inventorium Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 18:20 Buddy Simulator 1984 (Not a Sailor Studios) Vaughn: 28:10 Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) Main News Stories: 42:00 News Cram: 1:22:10 God Bless The Crowd: 1:25:30 Listener Questions: 1:33:40 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jul 9

2 hr 5 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Andrew Teo of Forust and lead designer of the 2D action-adventure game, The Company Man. If you like what you hear be sure to follow The Company Man on Twitter, add the game to your Steam wishlist, or just purchase it outright. Links: The Company Man Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1263350/The_Company_Man/ The Company Man Twitter: https://twitter.com/companymangame Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 7

50 min 47 sec

In this week's episode, we walk about how E3 trailers helped Indie Devs gain some traction and the realization that reality is just as weird as fiction when it comes to the awesome folding shotgun in Gloomwood. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out the upcoming procedural turn-based RPG, Paths & Danger, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Paths and Danger: If Darkest Dungeon and Battle Brothers could have a baby, this would be it. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/981998119/paths-and-danger Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 17:40 Dungeon & Dragons Dark Alliance (Tuque Games) Death Trash Demo (Crafting Legends) Vaughn: 35:20 Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) Main News Stories: 53:00 News Cram: 1:10:10 God Bless The Crowd: 1:17:30 Listener Questions: 1:29:12 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jul 2

2 hr 6 min

In this week's developer Interview, Josh sits down with Chris Arnold of Crowned Daemon Studios and lead developer of the upcoming Adventure game, Syntherapy. If you like what you hear be sure to follow Syntherapy on Twitter, as well as, add the game to your Steam wishlist for notifications on future updates. Links: Syntherapy Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1077470/Syntherapy/ Syntherapy Twitter: https://twitter.com/Syntherapygame Indie Pod Twitter: https://twitter.com/IndiePod If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 30

58 min 52 sec

In this week's episode of Indie Pod, we talk about Disney possibly working with Indie Developers, wrap-ups of the Devolver Digital Direct, Wholesome Direct, and Guerrilla Collective Day 2, and lastly Super Rare Games backpedaling on the physical exclusivity of their new initiative. We also head over to Kickstarter to check out an upcoming JRPG called Sacrifire, answer your listener questions, and much more. If you love Indie Games and want to stay informed, or better yet entertained, be sure to tune in each and every Friday for new episodes of Indie Pod. In which we run you through all the news surrounding the world of Indie Game Development, as well as check out Indies over on crowdfunding sites, answer your listener questions, and even interview a developer or two. So be sure to subscribe to Indie Pod: An Indie Games Podcast on your favorite listening platform. Links: God Bless The Crowd: Sacrifire: A modern JRPG-inspired game with a unique battle system, rich story, fantastic visuals, and music by Motoi Sakuraba. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sacrifire/sacrifire Time Codes: What we've been playing: Josh: 11:30 Gunfire Reborn (Hong Kong Interactive Entertainment) Roguebook (Abrakam Entertainment) Vaughn: 31:10 Frogsong Demo (Brandon Braun) Main News Stories: 56:00 News Cram: 1:56:00 God Bless The Crowd: 2:00:00 Listener Questions: 2:09:00 Music Credits: Song: Overworld Artist: Kubbi Direct Download: http://bit.ly/Overworld_Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Jun 25

2 hr 20 min