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Make the Game with Matt Hackett

Make the Game with Matt Hackett

By Valadria

Power up your game development with tips and discussions focusing on solo development, finding your passion, marketing, and inspiration.

From Matt Hackett, co-host of indie game dev podcast Lostcast.
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The appeal of making an auto shoot 'em up game like Vampire Survivors
The appeal of making an auto shoot 'em up game like Vampire Survivors
https://www.valadria.com/appeal-of-vampire-survivors/
14:02
November 23, 2022
How to handle the DEATH of a platform?
How to handle the DEATH of a platform?
https://www.valadria.com/death-of-a-platform/
09:43
November 03, 2022
Scratch your itch with ChuyPlays
Scratch your itch with ChuyPlays
https://www.valadria.com/scratch-your-itch-with-chuyplays/
58:35
October 12, 2022
Making Airships: Conquer the Skies with David Stark
Making Airships: Conquer the Skies with David Stark
https://www.valadria.com/making-airships-with-david/
50:25
September 20, 2022
My next game is called Witchmore
My next game is called Witchmore
https://www.valadria.com/my-next-game-is-called-witchmore/
10:33
September 06, 2022
Making your first game with ChuyPlays
Making your first game with ChuyPlays
https://www.valadria.com/making-your-first-game-with-chuyplays/
53:09
August 30, 2022
Making Midautumn with Sherveen Uduwana
Making Midautumn with Sherveen Uduwana
https://www.valadria.com/making-midautumn-with-sherveen/
44:50
August 16, 2022
All about Making Big Indie Games
All about Making Big Indie Games
Let's make big games! I just launched an advanced guide for indie game developers who are ready for the next level. Let's talk all about it. Show notes How to Make a Video Game All By Yourself Making Big Indie Games Super Hackett Bros
19:45
August 02, 2022
From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett (part 2)
From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett (part 2)
Thanks for listening! Show notes at valadria.com
29:26
July 19, 2022
From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett
From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett
https://www.valadria.com/make-the-game-with-jon-hackett
32:01
July 12, 2022
Make the Game: How limitations set you free
Make the Game: How limitations set you free
How development limitations like palettes and strict architecture help you make decisions faster! Show notes: * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaUdstkv1RE * https://store.steampowered.com/app/1258220/Song_of_Iron/ * https://discord.gg/9mmt67HaTA * https://junkfort.itch.io/plane-puncher * http://www.indiegamesim.com/ * https://joshuamorse.bandcamp.com/ * https://help.steampowered.com/en/faqs... * 🦊 https://freepd.com/
29:08
June 21, 2022
Make the Game: 5 ways to take your creative side seriously right now
Make the Game: 5 ways to take your creative side seriously right now
Want to level up your creative self? These 5 things helped me become an artist and make video games by myself. (Technically there's 6 but 1 of them is a secret sssshhh let's be silent like the snake.) READ: https://www.valadria.com/5-ways-to-take-your-creative-side-seriously-right-now/ LISTEN: https://www.valadria.com/make-the-game/ BOOK: https://www.valadria.com/how-to-make-a-video-game-all-by-yourself/ FREE CODE + ASSETS: https://www.valadria.com/game-dev-medkit/
30:00
June 02, 2022
Make the Game: Unlock your game's hidden potential with a saturation analysis
Make the Game: Unlock your game's hidden potential with a saturation analysis
Let's talk about a saturation analysis, which is a tool you can use on your game design to see what all it can do. Examining the game of chess, what all is it capable of? There's an 8x8 board, pieces can be moved, removed, or modified, but what else? How would you get ideas if you were working on chess but with a new twist? This tool shines a light on where your design could go. See also Into the Breach by Subset Games, which is a brilliant and innovative design. You were played out by Monster Stomp from TeknoAXE: http://teknoaxe.com/Link_Code_3.php?q=1784
24:04
May 10, 2022
Make the Game: Building a career's worth of games industry knowledge
Make the Game: Building a career's worth of games industry knowledge
Welcome to the first episode of Make the Game! We're going to make video games together and it's gonna be a blast. I'm Matt Hackett and for this first episode let's start with a ton of great places online to gear up your games industry knowledge. Heard of Gamedeveloper.com, Game Maker's Toolkit, Sequelitis? If not you are in for a TREAT and if so let's talk about how great they are and give you even more resources to explore. A fountain of knowledge awaits you. Show Notes More about me Past: LDG and Lostcast gamedeveloper.com - My articles there Game Maker's Toolkit Lost Garden Red Blob Games The 7 game dev resources that are SO GOOD they will change how you SPEAK Get free game dev assets and source code by signing up for the Valadria newsletter. To make a game by yourself, read my book How to Make a Video Game All By Yourself.
24:58
May 02, 2022