Episode Twenty-Three: The One About Pokemon


The 23rd episode of the Side Quest Completed podcast, a podcast about game development hobbies.

Jaycie and Calvin talk about the influence of Pokemon on game design.

Length: 40 minutes

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Show Notes

  • Everyone knows pokemon, huge connection to game design over the years
  • Indie developers make the same game over and over
  • Make a game jam game, remake as a full game. Refining
  • Pokemon game made over and over
  • Don’t be afraid to iterate
  • Similar to chapter based games
  • Infinite updates create a similar feedback loop
  • Story Studio Podcast


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