Vertex 2, the sequel to, you guessed it, Vertex 1, has officially been released, and yet again the book features the best of the best in the game industry. If you’re not familiar with the Vertex books yet, it’s a series of free art books that showcase the very best game art in the world, founded by Ryan Hawkins and Emil Mujanovic, and edited by Ryan Hawkins and Derek Burris. Vertex 1 released back in 2012, immediately gathering a large following in the professional world. It also gathered fame with game and art enthusiasts all over the world, so it’s safe to say some people were holding their breaths until the sequel’s release.
TheGameDevCast Episode 14 – Industry Harassment, Gamescom and nostalgia.
Mattias and Wiktor are joined by Tanner Kalstrom and Matt Sawyer as they talk about developer harassment in the industry, the upcoming Gamescom trade show in Germany, and we revel in nostalgia as we reminisce about technology that you had to beat with a hammer to get working.
note: in the recording, Mattias states that Phil Fish’s argument on twitter took place between him and Manveer Heir. This was incorrect: the argument took place between Phil Fish and Marcus Beer.
TheGameDevCast Episode 12 – Developer wages, Nintendo not playing nice, and we spend a lot of money on Steam.
Mattias and Wiktor are joined by Tanner as they lay back for a pretty relaxed episode – we talk about the article on Examiner that blew up a lot of dust in the game industry, Nintendo not playing nice any more, and how we spent our savings in the yearly games extravaganza better known as the Steam summer sales.
Resource for Game Developer Salaries: http://www.gamecareerguide.com/features/1108/game_developer_salary_survey_2012.php