About This Show
The 1099 is an interview-based podcast that highlights the best writers, YouTubers, developers, publishers, and people in video games (and sometimes media/sports). Host Josiah Renaudin, a former writer for GameSpot and IGN and current editor for developer Tangent Games, brings on guests from all over the industry to talk about what they do, current trends, and methods for breaking into games.
Big thanks to Simon Viklund for writing the wonderful theme music. You can check out his work at www.simonviklund.com. Also, thanks to the talented Aaron Sanfillippo for the logo design. Find him at www.ajscreative.com.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 114: Eric Pope on For Honor, Building a Community, and Taking Risks
3 days ago
On this week's episode, community developer at Ubisoft Montreal, a former product manager at Harmonix, and the color commentator for the League of Heels video game wrestling league, Eric Pope, joins host Josiah Renaudin to discuss building a community for a new IP like For Honor. They tackle how to run alphas/betas, what community feedback you should actually listen to, how difficult it can be to break into someone's multiplayer rotation, how the different Ubisoft Studios work together, the wonders of Canada, and what you can expect from For Honor moving forward.