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Behind the Line Radio – Ep 044: User Acquisition

Hello Enthusiacs! Today we welcome Warren to BTL Radio to discuss the crossroads between marketing and analytics that is User Acquisition, including exactly what is it, what role it serves, and it works.   Download this episode (right click and

Vega Goose Reviews: Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda is not a bad game. It really isn’t, though many would disagree with that. What it is, in fact, is a good idea poorly implemented at the end of the day. I know that seems vague, but

BTL Radio Podcast – EP 038: Bad Games vs Bad Movies

What makes a bad movie something you can enjoy? Why doesn’t this apply to bad games? What’s different about the two, and why does it change how we can enjoy them? Kynetyk, Judge Greg, and Bill discuss this in a

Behind the Line: Nintendo’s Investors Call, Mobile, and Switch Library

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It’s that time again. The 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. There’s a lot of plain stuff that doesn’t concern most people, even in the industry (e.g. Will shareholders get a special treat when the universal studios park opens? C’mon,

BTL Radio Podcast: Analytics

Hello Enthusiacs! After way too long talking about it, we’ve finally got a guest on to talk about analytics. John (not the same one as an earlier episode) was kind enough to join in and talk about a number of

BTL Radio Podcast: E3 2017

Hello Enthusiacs! This week Kynetyk and Baron Fang discuss the news coming out of that wretched hive of hype and marketing: E3. There’s a lot to go over, so we discuss the 5 major food groups: Bethesda, Ubisoft, Microsoft, Sony,

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

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

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