Spawn On Me 129: Put Our Thing Down, Flip it And Inversus it

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Ryan Juckett joins us this week to talk about his awesome new game
Inversus. We find out what it’s like to go indie, and how to make the pick
the perfect “pew pew” sound. Kahlief gives his No Man’s Sky impressions,
and we dig into some news of the week.

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Spawn On Me 128: The Band’s Back Together

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The Captain, Kahlief Adams, returns from his hiatus! We take this
opportunity to talk about the games we’re playing and some of the most
pressing news of the week. We also go full spoilercast on the brilliant
Inside!

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Spawn On Me 127: Brookago Has BRAAAIINNS

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Here in Brookago we’re as learned as we are hilarious. Both of these traits
are on full display as one of our own, Deborah Budding, PhD., stops by to
share her love of pediatric neuropsychology and video games.

We delve deep into how these two disparate disciplines intersect throughout
her work. Plus, we talk about what it means to be a good ally to
marginalized folks. We also delve into some of the games we’re playing and
then breakdown the latest Nintendo NX news!

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Spawn for Me 126: It’s a Hard Knock Easy Level Life

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Life for people of color is never easy. It’s never been more apparent than
it is the upcoming title Easy Level Life. ELL creator Yvvy joins us to talk
about the impetus for making the game, why it was necessary, and Yvvy’s
love for all things JRPG. We get back to breaking down the news by talking
about Pokémon GO and the Oculus Rift, and Cicero disappears into a
thunderstorm!

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Spawn On Me 125: Who in the Videoball is Tim Rogers?!

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release, Videoball! While talking to the crew, you get to experience a deep
dive into the mind of a genius. We also learn where not to park when visiting Tim. If you ever
wanted to know what a game dev’s brain sounds like, this is the definitive
show for you!

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Spawn On Me Me 124: Rest In Peace

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With four different acts of police brutality happening in the past week, we
take some time to parse our feelings and record them for you, Brookago.

Rest in peace to those taken from us. #BlackLivesMatter

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Spawn On Me 123: Supergiant Feels

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We welcome the awesomeness that is Greg Kasavin of Supergiant Games to
Brookago this week to discuss their new game, Pyre. We chat about his
transition from writer to a developer, and expectations have changed since
the success of Transistor and Bastion. Greg, Kahlief, and Shareef also get
to reminisce on the days of Street Fighter 2, Super Dodgeball, andAmerican
Gladiators…as well as how they all have influenced Supergiant’s newest
adventure.

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Spawn On Me 122: E3 is dead! Long Live E3!

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Brookago went to E3 this year and we didn’t mess around! After a week where
we released content every single day and an unprecendented number of
downloads, we dissect everything we experienced. We talk about the games we
saw: both the ones we loved and the ones that we feel need a little bit
more time in the oven. So much was talked about during this episode, from
LawBreakers to Mafia to Gamertag Radio. This is an episode that can NOT be
missed!

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Spawn On Me 121: Closer to the Action – Dropzone & ESA’s Rich Taylor

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Cicero interviews Jason Coleman from the Dropzone team about their strategy
game that uses RTS and MOBA elements in a game that features 15-minute
matches. Closing out our on-the-ground E3 coverage, Cicero then speaks with
Rich Taylor, the Entertainment Software Association’s VP of Communication &
Industry Affairs. Stay tuned for a final E3 wrapup episode once the crew is
fully rested!

 

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Spawn On Me 120: Big Money, Black Faces – Manifold Garden & Plantronics (E3 2016)

 

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Cicero speaks with William Chyr from the Manifold Garden team, which
started out as just him for the majority of development. Then, Kahlief and
Cicero link up with Corey Rosemond from Plantronics to discuss the
essential role of compatibility and collaboration, both in the business
and within the community.

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