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Apr 26, 2021

Penguin & Termite discuss various types of loot systems throughout the history of video games. We also look at the current landscape of loot systems, the various types of them, and how they've evolved. How do loot systems relate to game design and progression? All this and...


Apr 19, 2021

Have you noticed there aren't player's guides promoted with each new video game release? What happened to the "guide with the game" promotions? What caused them to go away? How do you get your video game walkthroughs today? We discuss all this and more...

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - Super Secret...


Apr 12, 2021

Penguin & Termite discuss all things regarding the decision for developers to either make a new game IP or another entry in an existing franchise. Come learn why some dev studios pivot to new IP and the pros and cons of each.

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - Super Secret...


Apr 5, 2021

With the release of Outriders last week, Penguin & Termite continue our Developer Profile series by covering People Can Fly, the game developer company. They are a wonderful Polish development studio that has a storied history with no real "ownership" of new IP until now. We talk about their history, pedigree of...