Episode 24 - The Indie Impact

The Indie game scene has really blossomed over the past five years. Making games used to be an undertaking for the experienced and well-funded. In the wake of amazing communities, tool enhancements, and educational resources, nearly anyone can build a game today with the appropriate drive and determination. In this episode, Chris and Aaron discuss the many ways that indie developers are revolutionizing the gaming industry. The gamers will also paint the picture of how we’ve come to this special time in the industry: a nexus of talent, tools, and empowerment for creators. In our Found It on Twitch segment, Chris takes steps to slowly get you hooked on speedrunning. Aaron covers his time with Valkyria Chronicles Remastered while Chris laments his experience with Jinsei Owata.