Episode 64 – Conversation with Bruno Briseno, Artist and Animator

In this episode I speak with Bruno Briseno, an artist and animator that has contributed to several games such as Chroma Squad, Out of Space, Galaxy of Pen and Paper and Jet Lancer

0:00 Introductions

16:00 How Bruno got into making games

21:30 Words of wisdom from his experiences

30:45 The games that inspired Bruno to get into the industry

38:30 Favorite game(s)

51:30 Talking trends

56:45 Hobbies outside of gaming

01:14:00 Wrap up

Check Bruno out on Twitter at https://twitter.com/brunobriseno

Episode 063 – Conversation with Sam Prebble, Maker of Turbo Overkill

In this episode I speak with Sam Prebble developer at Trigger Happy Interactive, maker of Turbo Overkill

0:00 Start

8:30 How Sam got into development

16:00 Words of wisdom from experiences

22:30 Game that made Sam want to get into development

24:30 Why its Doom

27:30 Parental failings

34:45 Favorite game and why

39:00 On the topic of Stalker

47:15 Hobbies outside of games

58:00 Where to find more info about Turbo Overkill and Sam

1:01:30 Chainsaw Man?

1:06:00 Wrap up

Check out Turbo Overkill on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1328350/Turbo_Overkill/

Join the Discord at https://discord.com/invite/22xvVZg

Follow Sam and Turbo Overkill on Twitter at https://twitter.com/turbo_overkill

Episode 61 – A conversation with Philip Tibitoski; Co-Founder & President at Young Horses

In this episode I speak with Philip Tibitoski, co-founder and president at Young Horses developers of the Octodad series and Bugsnax

0:00 Intro

14:30 How Philip got into making games

21:30 Words of wisdom

28:30 Why Ocarina of Time got him into making games

35:30 Favorite games

43:40 Concept of game-feel

46:30 Hobbies outside of games

55:00 Last words and where to find Philip

Find out where you can get Bugsnax at https://bugsnax.com/

Find out where you can get Octodad at https://octodad.com/

Check out Young Horses on Twitter at https://twitter.com/YoungHorses

Follow Philip on Twitter at https://twitter.com/PTibz

Episode 60 – Conversation with Frederik Strom. Developer of Combustion

In this episode I speak with Frederik Strom, developer of upcoming Combustion being published by 3D Realms

0:00 Start

17:30 How Fred got into making games

29:30 Words of wisdom and advice

40:00 Game that made Fred want to make games

50:00 What makes gaming enjoyable to Fred

01:08:30 Hobbies outside of gaming

01:24:00 Wrap up

Check out Fred on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LNorwegians

Check out Slipgate Ironworks on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SlipgateIron

Check Combustion out on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/2145090/Combustion/

Join the Combustion Discord at https://discord.com/invite/Njy3r3b

Episode 59 – Conversation with Ty Brannan, marketing assistant 3D Realms & Slipgate Ironworks, Producer Call of Saregnar, Stellar Valkyrie, Event Coordinator Realms Deep

In this episode of the Red Tunic Podcast I speak with Ty Brannan marketing assistant for 3D Realms, and Slipgate Ironworks, Producer on Call of Saregnar, Stellar Valkyrie and Event Coordinator for Realms Deep

0:00 – Introductions

9:00 – Ty talks about how he got into the game industry

13:30 – Ty expounds on what a Game Producer is

19:00 – Ty talks about his favorite game and why its Doom 1 and Doom 2

28:00 – Ty gives some recommendations for Doom mods (Eviternity), and Quake mods (Double Jump with Smile Scythe maps) eventually branching into mods and technology

45:00 – Ty talks about the game that made him want to get into the industry

01:10:00 – We talk about what Ty does outside of gaming

01:16:00 – We talk wrestling

01:25:00 – Closing time

Check out Stellar Valkyrie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SpaceBirdGame or on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1693350/Stellar_Valkyrie/

Check out Call of Saregnar on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CallOfSaregnar or on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1174510/Call_of_Saregnar/

Check out Combustion on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/2145090/Combustion/ and Kingpin Reloaded on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1224700/Kingpin_Reloaded/

Check Ty out on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ty_brannan

Episode 58 – Conversation with Ace, currently developing Aikode.

In this episode I speak with Aikode solo developer Ace

0:00 – Introductions

16:15 – How Ace got into making games and words of wisdom from their experience

24:30 – The game that made Ace want to make games

34:00 – Game from their childhood that doesn’t hold up today

40:00 – What does Ace enjoy about video games

43:30 – Game that doesn’t get enough credit

01:07:30 – Hobbies outside of games

01:16:45 – Closing time

To follow/find Aikode across multiple services, check out the flowcode page here https://www.flowcode.com/page/aiko.animation

Episode 57 – Conversation with Pedro Guerra, creative director at Knight Shift Games, currently working on Elsie

In this episode I speak with Pedro Guerra, creative director at Knight Shift Games, currently working on Elsie

0:00 Intro

2:15 How Pedro got into making games

7:15 Words of wisdom

13:15 The game that made Pedro want to make games

15:00 “Gold standard” of Megaman games

21:00 Why FF12 was his favorite FF game

31:30 What makes games enjoyable to them

38:00 Hobbies outside of gaming

46:00 Talking Elsie

52:00 The Completionist connection

56:00 Content creators getting into the games

01:09:15 Wrap up

Check out Knight Shift Games and Elsie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/KnightShiftTeam

Join the Knight Shift Games Discord at discord.gg/ksg

Check out Elsie on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1515570/Elsie/ or via Playtonic Friends page at https://www.playtonicgames.com/game/elsie/

Also check out Playtonic Friends on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ptonicfriends

Check out The Completionist on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Completionist

Episode 56 – Conversation with Dante Douglas, Creative Advisor at Riot games

In this episode I speak with Dante Douglas, Creative Advisor in the IP Strategy team at Riot Games, as well a writer and developer that has contributed to games such as Get in the Car Loser, and personal projects like Nightbloom, Solitary Spacecraft, and Space Wolf Tango

0:00 – Start

1:30 – What a “Creative Advisor in the IP Strategy team” exactly is

21:30 – How Dante got into the industry

24:00 – Words of wisdom

30:00 – The game that made Dante want to get into games

42:15 – What Dante enjoys about games

56:00 – Interests outside of games

1:17:00 – Graphic Novels and manga

1:28:00 – Recommendations & Where to find

1:30:15 – Top games of 2022

1:33:00 – Closing

Check out more of Dante via his site at https://dante.cool/

Check Dante out on Cohost at https://cohost.org/dante or at https://cohost.org/videodante

Check out Dante on Twitter at https://twitter.com/videodante

Check out Dante on Itch.IO at https://videodante.itch.io/

Episode 55 – Conversation with Rittz, currently working on Electrokinetic

In this episode I speak with Rittz, currently working on Electrokinetic and previously smaller titles like Death Roll Frenzy, Blazing Dynamo, and Stratosphere

0:00 – Start

1:30 – Who Rittz is and current projects

38:30 – Words of wisdom

48:30 – Favorite game

1:08:00 Life outside of games

1:30:00 Wrap up

Check out Rittz on Twitter at https://twitter.com/rittzler

Check out Rittz’s itch.io page for their smaller projects at https://rittzler.itch.io/

Join Rittz’s Discord community at https://discord.com/invite/Mny2HfNMrT

Check out Rittz on Tumblr at https://rittzler.tumblr.com/

Check out Electrokinetic on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/2166730/Electrokinetic/

Check out the recommended title Vernal Edge https://store.steampowered.com/app/1546710/Vernal_Edge/

Check out the recommended Jamphibian at https://twitter.com/jamphibian_game

Check out the recommended DoubleShake at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1445190/DoubleShake/ or https://twitter.com/rightstickdev

Check out the recommended Big Catch at https://store.steampowered.com/app/2146290/The_Big_Catch/

Check out the recommended Arbiter at https://arbitergame.ca/

Episode 54 – Conversation with Nix, currently making Silent Santicado

In this episode I speak with Nix, designer and director at VA Studios currently working on Silent Santicado

0:00 Intro

5:45 Silent Santicado

14:45 Getting into making games

17:45 Words of wisdom

29:00 Why make games

31:00 Favorite game

36:00 Favorite Castlevania/Igavania

39:00 Game Nix enjoyed as a child, that doesn’t hold up today

44:30 What makes games enjoyable to Nix today

51:00 Hobbies outside of gaming – We talkin’ anime

01:03:30 Wrap up

Check Nix out on Twitter at https://twitter.com/NixPixGames

Check out/Wishlist Silent Santicado on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1287930/Silent_Santicado/