Episode 0 – The State of Things

March 16, 2020

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  • Amanda and Mike discuss the GDC and E3 cancelations and the ripple effect throughout the video game industry and beyond.
  • Gamepedia (@Gamepedia) is offering to signal boost indie developers and their games on Twitter.
  • DFC Intelligence (@DFCIntelligence) has released a report about the effect of COVID-19 on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 launches.
  • Microsoft has announced new details about the Xbox Series X, reaffirming a planned launch for Holiday 2020.
  • Reader Question: Buying insurance for your studio. (Answer courtesy of Brandon Huffman, founder of Odin Law and Media – @brandonjhuffman)
  • Indie Spotlight: Toni Hughes tells us about Agony of a Dying MMO
  • Upcoming Guests:
    • Tuesday, March 17 – PR Wizard Stephanie Tinsely of Tinsley PR (@agenttinsley)
    • Wednesday, March 18 – Attorney Brandon Huffman, Founder of Odin Law & Media (@brandonjhuffman)
    • Thursday, March 19 – Mat Piscatella, Video Game Industry Analyst at NPD (@matpiscatella)
    • Friday, March 20 – Victoria Tran, Communications Director at KitFox Games (@thevtran)

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