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Category Archives: BTL Radio

BTL Radio Podcast: GDC Awards and Steam News

by Kynetyk

Hello Enthusiacs! GDC is around the corner, and with it perhaps the most prestigious game awards show. That’s a low bar, but that’s how I see it. Baron Fang joins us to discuss the Game Developers Choice awards and the

BTL Radio Podcast: Apocalypse Now and GDC Survey

by Kynetyk

Hello Enthusiacs! This week we have a pair of guests, and a pair of topics, making this behind the line squared! If that joke wasn’t too lame for you, there’s another lame one in the show that you can’t miss.

BTL Radio Podcast: The Last Guardian

by Kynetyk

Hello Enthusiacs! At long, long, long last, The Last Guardian has been released. I have made no secret that I have been looking forward to this one, and this week I have invited a colleague who is also a fan

BTL Radio Podcast: Super Mario Run

by Kynetyk

Hello, Enthusiacs! 2016 is in the books, and in the turn of the new year, the impossible has happened, something we never thought we’d see, Mario has come to mobile! Yes, Super Mario Run is out, with a marketing push

BTL Radio Podcast: Third Party QA

by Kynetyk

Hello, Enthusiacs! Our guest this week is Stephen, who works at a third party QA agency. These are the people who assist developers, and even publishers, specifically with testing. If you can imagine outsourcing for QA, it’s a bit like

BTL Radio Podcast: Game Development vs Software Development

by Kynetyk

Hello, Enthusiacs!  This week is a mega-episode of Behind the Line Radio where we go further behind more lines than ever before.  Your humble host welcomes an old friend on to talk about the differences between game development and enterprise

BTL Radio Podcast: VR Discussion and News

by Kynetyk

Hello Enthusiacs! This week we have Marco back to discuss a few smaller news stories, and to discuss the possibilities for VR in the future. From managing communities and marketing, to the evolution of the nature of the industry over

Behind the Line Radio Podcast: Nintendo Switch

by Kynetyk

Hello Enthusiacs! The Nintendo Switch is finally revealed. Does this excite you? Are you not entertained? What is Nintendo trying to do with this handheld, console hybrid? Should we call it a hand-con? They already call the controllers Joy-con, so

BTL Radio Podcast: Working on Doomed Projects

by Kynetyk

Hello Enthusiacs.  We’ve all heard about projects getting stuck in development hell, and sometimes we spare a thought for the people working on those projects, like the poor souls who were stuck working on Duke Nukem Forever for 10 years… 

BTL Radio Podcast: Narrative Tools in Games, Movies, and Books

by Kynetyk

This week we welcome back star of stage and screen, Bill, to discuss what special tools video games have to convey a narrative or an emotional experience with a player.  Video games are still often looked at as the younger