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Super Joystiq Podcast Special: Gamescom 2014 Day 4


Another day, more independent developers and publishers spill their secrets from Gamescom 2014. On today's show, DR Albright of Signal Studios, Sean Velasco of Yacht Club Games, and Jordi DePaco and Jorge Plaza of Deconstructeam talk Toy Soldiers, Shovel Knight, and Gods Will be Watching. From differences in approach to growing a studio, to how to handle merchandising, there's plenty of insight to be had.

We will have one more episode out of Germany tomorrow. So see you back here for the grand finale!

Listen to the Super Joystiq Podcast: Relevant links are available after the break.

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Show Breakdown
Hosts: Alexander (@Sliwinski), Ludwig (@LudwigK), Jess (@JessConditt), Sinan (@sinankubba), Thomas (@T_Schulenberg)
Guests: DR Albright (@DRAlbrightIII) - Signal Studios, Sean Velasco (@SeanyfaceYCG) - Yacht Club Games, Jordi DePaco (@jordidepaco) & Jorge Plaza - Deconstructeam
  • 00:03:05 // Toy Soldiers War Chest, Shovel Knight, Gods Will be Watching
  • 00:14:00 // Show floor
  • 00:18:50 // Gamescom experience
  • 00:23:58 // Studio size and business
  • 00:41:40 // Dev happiness initiatives
  • 00:51:25 // Shovel Knight cheat codes
  • 00:53:50 // Merchandising & marketing
  • 01:00:30 // Gamescom takeaways
Theme Music: Satsuma Audio and Whitaker Blackall – "A Basstastic Undertaking"

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