The RisingHigh Extended Tea Break - Making Games & Development
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The RisingHigh Team, a.k.a Kevin & Jilly, a 13 Time Apple Featured Indie Game Studio, grab their brews and sit down to chat all things game development and game making. Covering all aspects of creating, designing and marketing mobile and indie games, listen in on the behind the scenes conversations as they disperse at least one golden nugget each episode, amongst the slurps and nonsense ramblings of course. Actionable, practical Game Dev info squirted up your ears every week, you just bring the biscuits.
||Clean007: The Top 10 ways to add Surprise and Wonder to your games.||In this episode, we compiled our Top 10 ways to add Surprise and Wonder moments into your games to create emotional reactions from your players. We all want our players to fall in love with our games, but what elements are you actually creating within..||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpotlight: Trey Smith Interview – Buildbox Founder with 65 Million Downloads||In this special Spotlight episode, Kevin sits down with Buildbox CEO and Founder, Trey Smith. Trey began his game building journey back in 2011 with the launch of Kolo's Journey where he met and hired now Buildbox CTO Nik Rudenko.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006: The Top 16 mistakes that most new game developers make||In this episode, we compiled our Top 16 mistakes that we see many new game developers make when first starting out. We break down each part we identified and discuss what to look out for and how avoid these common game development pitfalls when you're..||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005: How to come up with the perfect name for your next hit game.||Naming your game can be super tricky! Coming up with that all encompassing killer title can waste hours and have you scratching your head trying to settle on that perfect branding. - This episode covers the importance of coming up with a name that tru..||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004: Game level design Tips, Tricks & Ideas. Overcoming creative block.||What happens when you’re all out of ideas when designing levels in your game? I’ve done the platform that moves left to right, I’ve done the platform going up and down, now what can I do? What can I do to overcome my creative block? -||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003: How long does it take to develop and make a mobile indie game?||How long is a piece of string when it comes to figuring out how much time you need to put aside to make, develop and actually ship your new indie game? - In this episode, we reveal our process for setting internal deadlines and timescales when we star..||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: Graphic direction, where to buy art packs & the 4 pillars of style.||Your game needs graphics, well yeah, go figure! But what style do you choose for your game and what happens if you're no digital Picasso? - In this episode, we chat about ensuring the art direction of your game matches the mood and feel correctly.||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001: Effective Prototyping Tips & why you should be documenting.||How do you start prototyping your fresh new game idea. Having that awesome vision in your head is all well and good, but you need to start making it a reality, it needs to come alive! - We discuss all the ways that we set about prototyping our games a..||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean000: Introduction, finding inspiration & coming up with game ideas.||So you want to make a game, but what sort of game should you make and how do you come up with new game ideas? In this our pilot episode of the podcast, we answer this, by far the most common question we get asked. -||1/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Required Learning for Serious Indies
Kevin and Jilly are fun hosts who do an amazing job at sharing practical, actionable information and tips for Indy game developers. If you want to make games that people play and earn you money, you cannot find a better podcast.