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BTL Radio Podcast: Steam Customer Support

Hello Enthusiacs! Valve has been making some tweaks to how they present their Steam Customer Support information, so we brought Blake back to discuss the new information Steam is sharing and to put it in context for everyone else. The discussion

Behind the Line: Localization of Akiba’s Beat

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“Localization is not just translation” This is what Lorenzo said last week on BTL Radio as I brought up Tom Lipschultz and the dust up surrounding him and his work on Akiba’s Beat. Since I’ve spoken about the nuance of

BTL Radio Podcast: Goodbye Greenlight, hello Direct

Hello Enthusiacs! Lorenzo returns to discuss the changes coming to Steam Greenlight, namely Steam Direct, and as usual we look at it from an angle that most coverage doesn’t take. After that, we also discuss localization once again, given the

Behind the Line: Bullying in the WWE, victim blaming, and JBL

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This week Behind the Line isn’t going to be offering any industry insight, or even talking about video games. Instead, we’re talking about bullies and Pro Wrestling. The Story It shouldn’t be too surprising that there can be practical jokes

BTL Radio Podcast: QA Tools

Hello Enthusiacs! This week I finally decided to rant on the tools used on testing, including one particular pain in my backside… Fortunately Baron Fang helped to keep the conversation from devolving into frothing madness…  But that’s not all.  Baron

Behind the Line: Your ISP selling your history?

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I’m not one to wax political here, but the recent rule changes to allow Internet Service Providers to sell your data has smacked me in the face with so much misinterpretation right where I live that I want to set

BTL Radio Podcast: Sunsetting Games

Hello Enthusiacs! This week we have Damon back to join Baron Fang and myself to discuss the topic we touched on last time Damon was here, what goes into sunsetting a game. For those not in the know, sunsetting is

Behind the Line: Kickstarter games turn 10,000

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Last week Kickstarter announced that they have hit a milestone of 10,000 video game projects funded. Nevermind that there’s also 1500 mobile video game projects, promoting a false dichotomy where mobile games are not presented as video games, even though

BTL Radio Podcast: Managing Personality as a Product, and JonTron

Hello Everyone. Recently some Youtube drama came alongside video games when game youtuber JonTron had a politcally charged debate with fellow youtuber Destiny. This week on BTL Radio, we aren’t discussing the politics at play here, but rather how to

Behind the Line: Localizing Controls, why is the back button different on the Switch?

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It’s a short shot this week. Yours truly has been crazy busy with work, but in the hazy blur of activity I noticed this.   And it reminded me of a topic I’ve spoken of before. Yes, here we have