Posts in Video Games
Ep. 103 - Jon McKellan

BAFTA-winning game designer and UI artist for Alien: Isolation Jon McKellan joins us this week to discuss his process for treading the work/life balance, the fleeting nature of life, and his adventures as a teacher.

Jon also shares a ton of excellent insight to his contributions to Alien: Isolation, including the differences in building UI vs UX, challenges he faced along the way, and his persistence to overcome them.

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Ep. 93 - Ken Wong

Monument Valley lead designer Ken Wong joins us this week to discuss the current state of the video game industry and video games as an art form. We speak in depth about the process behind creating Monument Valley, and some of the challenges he and his team at UsTwo faced along the way. This eventually leads us down the rabbit hole of Ken’s creative influences, many of which are classic films.

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Ep. 26 - Alex Preston

Our guest this week is Alex Preston.  Alex was born in Hawaii and grew up in Ventura County, acquiring his education at Otis College in southern California.  After graduation, he worked at various production and design studios as a freelance creative.  He now lives in Los Angeles, where he is hard at work crafting his own creations for your personal enjoyment.

Most recently, Alex's venture success on Kickstarter has allowed him to live out his dream of creating his own video game called "Hyper Light Drifter," which is a 2D Action RPG that combines all the best of the 8-16 bit classics, while utilizing the modernized technology and designs from today. In this podcast, we jump right into Alex's path and personal take on the things he loves, where his source of inspiration comes from, and his exciting accomplishment of being able to make his very own video game.

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