Spawnpoint 4: comedy games and funny business with Dan Marshall31:40The maker of Behold the Kickmen, Lair of the Clockwork God and others talks about the underappreciated art of comedic games and also games you can play while a newborn is sleeping on you.
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1. Spawnpoint 3: Happiness, Creativity and No Man's Sky ... with Sean Murray30:39Spawnpoint is back with a great guest: Hello Games' Sean Murray, who talks about the pain and glory of running an independent games studio (and raising children). Making a game is hard enough - imagine trying to do it whilst also having three kids! I talked to Sean about No Man's Sky and the maddening peaks and troughs that come with both creative endeavour and child-rearing.
The return of Spawnpoint (and a very on-brand absence)02:12Hello Spawnpoint listeners! It's been a while! I have more interviews coming your way soon, but in the meantime I wanted to bring you up to speed on the reasons why I've been quiet. All is explained. While I put the finishing touches to some great new episodes, please get in touch with me about all matters Spawnpoint by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and please, please get on the mailing list here.
2. Spawnpoint 2: Indie dev parent life with Leanne Bayley36:04I talk to Leanne Bayley about the maternity brain drain in development, how video games are an essential component of long-distance relationships but board games might be the answer for parents. Also, I recommend five perfect shorter games for people who can't commit to today's sprawling epics.
1. Spawnpoint 1: Nolan North and Troy Baker36:47Welcome to the first episode of Spawnpoint, a podcast by and for gamer parents! I kicked things off with an interview with video game performance legends Nolan North and Troy Baker, who were delighted to chat about games, parenthood and their YouTube show, Retro Replay