Playmakers: The Game Industry Podcast
About This Show
In each episode, host Jordan Blackman brings on game industry leaders and then dives deep into their experiences and know-how to uncover useful takeaways. Topics include rapid prototyping, specific game design strategies, tactics for Kickstarter success, venture capital funding, and much more.
Tune in to hear from guests such as Lorne Lanning, Robin Hunicke, and Brian Allgeier.
Most Recent Episode
015: Managing Your Game Industry Career with Marc Mencher
Marc’s first gaming job was at Sphere, which was later renamed to Spectrum Holobyte. He worked as a software engineer on the games Vet and Falcon 1. When Spectrum Holobyte merged with Microprose in 1993, Mencher was asked to staff the entity and hired over 200 people. He later joined The 3DO Company, a game console manufacturer, as Staffing Manager, and helped to build The 3DO Studio (The 3DO Company’s Game Development Studio) from scratch, hiring over 300 people.