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Making Sail Forth And The Toy Within – Interview with David Evans

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One of the studios we featured on our PAX West follow-up episode was Festive Vector, the one person studio founded by David Evans. David, recently launched Sail Forth! We talk with David about the origin of the game, getting it made, and his philosophy of game development centered around the player and the “toy” in the game. Thanks, David!

Check out Sail Forth at https://www.sailforthgame.com/

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Game School, Game Law – Interview with Ross Hersemann

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For help digging into a couple topics including game school and degrees as well as gaming industry law considerations, we are joined by Ross Hersemann, Legal Counsel, Founder of Loading Law, and Adjunct Professor at DePaul University. Thanks, Ross!

Get in contact with Ross at https://www.loadinglaw.com

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Hand First VR – Behind The Games chat with Jason Parks of ROTU

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ROTU has a series of VR games that push the boundaries of where VR experiences are headed. Their latest game, Eolia combines amazing music and audio, lore, story, and exploration with a hands first VR design for the Meta Quest 2. Jason Parks, the CEO, joins us to talk about the game, tech and all the other amazing things he and his team at ROTU do. Thanks Jason!

Learn more about Eolia and ROTU here: https://www.rotu.com

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Simply Walking Into Gamedev – Behind The Games chat with Shae Rossi of LOTRO

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One does not simply walk into video game development! Shae Rossi is a writer and content designer for Standing Stone Games working on Lord of the Rings Online. She talks to us about taking her writing skills and literature degree and building on that to break into the games industry. We also get to hear what it’s like to develop narrative and content within such a strong, established set of lore. Thanks, Shae!

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