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Building Better Games
Building Better Games
Benjamin Carcich & Aaron Smith

Building Better Games is about helping leaders create better video games through holistic leadership. If you’re a leader in games and game... more

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E65: How To Do Game Design During Ideation with Greg Street

In this episode of "Building Better Games,"  Benjamin Carcich and Greg Street, also known as Ghostcrawler, delve into the intricacies... more

18 Jun 2024 · 42 minutes
E64: Why Estimation In Game Dev Is So Hard

In this episode of "Building Better Games," hosts Benjamin Carcich and Aaron Smith dive into the complex and often frustrating... more

04 Jun 2024 · 44 minutes
E63: People, Products, And Playtests: Staying Connected To Your Players (Republish of Episode 1)

Episode 63: People, Products, Playtests (Republish of E1 of BBG) Welcome to Building Better Games! Due to Ben's... more

21 May 2024 · 1 hour,
E62: What Leadership Skills Matter Most in Game Development?

Are you leveraging the full potential of your leadership role in game development? Or are you stuck in the traditional... more

07 May 2024 · 47 minutes
EP61: How to Get Promoted in Game Dev

Titles and seniority impact your ability to drive positive change. It’s worth knowing what promotion looks like so you can... more

23 Apr 2024 · 48 minutes
EP60: Breaking Down GDC 2024 - Upcoming Trends, Triumphs, and Tribulations

In this episode of the Building Better Games podcast, join hosts Ben and Aaron as they recap GDC 2024, diving... more

09 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
EP59: Should You Be a Servant Leader in Game Development?

Is true leadership about wielding power, or is it the art of empowering others? In this episode, Ben and Aaron... more

26 Mar 2024 · 47 minutes
EP58 Why Your Favorite Games Are Getting More Expensive to Make

Why are your favorite games getting more expensive to make? In this episode, Ben and Aaron dive into the... more

12 Mar 2024 · 42 minutes
EP57 Addressing the Real Issues of Today's Games Industry

In this episode, Ben and Aaron navigate the intricate landscape of leadership within the gaming industry. They tackle the dichotomy... more

27 Feb 2024 · 42 minutes
E56 Solving Despair and Burnout in Game Development with Greg Street

Despair and burnout are commonplace in game development. As leaders, what can we do about that, both to prevent it... more

13 Feb 2024 · 46 minutes
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E65: How To Do Game Design During Ideation with Greg Street
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