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Building Better Games
Building Better Games
Valarin Inc

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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E19 BBG Extras: Tabletop RPGs vs Video Games with Tyler Kamstra of RPGBOT.net

Far from losing steam in the digital age, tabletop games are booming thanks to their collaborative and tactile nature. In... more

20 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
E18 How to be a AAA Art Director in Game Dev with Tomáš Jech

The visuals and feel of a video game are a lot more complex than even most artists think. It is... more

13 Sep 2022 · 46 minutes
E17 Should You Create a Video Game Startup? What Founders Need To Know with Joakim Achren

Every creator of a new video game or founder of a video game startup loves gaming. No one in this... more

30 Aug 2022 · 38 minutes
E16 How to Staff Up For A Successful Game

It seems intuitive that adding additional people will increase your speed in making a great game. However, staffing up is... more

16 Aug 2022 · 47 minutes
E15 How to Save Your Developers Time: Avoiding Death by JIRA

“I want to be maximizing value. These tools can create a side game that actually is only vaguely and tangentially... more

02 Aug 2022 · 47 minutes
E14 How to Make Amazing Content While Avoiding the "Infinite" Quality Bar

Leading any team is a huge responsibility. You have the ability to impact on each individual and the product in... more

19 Jul 2022 · 45 minutes
E13 How to Reduce Risk & Ship Your Game: Battling Organizational Fallacies

Aaron and Ben dive into some common problems they see working with game developers from startups to large scale publishers.... more

06 Jul 2022 · 46 minutes
E12 Building an Adaptable Engineering Org for Your Game with Jonathan McCaffrey

Jonathan McCaffrey (JMac) is a leader and engineer who has worked to help engineering and production understand each other wherever... more

21 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
E11 Why You Should Embrace HR at Your Game Studio With Dominic Saintfort

Dominic is a master at navigating the complexity of organizations and embodies everything we believe about modern talent development and... more

07 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
E10 BONUS EPISODE: How to Develop Ownership on Your Team with Randy Tau

Randy Tau wanted to talk about ownership, and we were happy to oblige. Randy's career runs from startups to the... more

30 May 2022 · 55 minutes
Building Better Games
E19 BBG Extras: Tabletop RPGs vs Video Games with Tyler Kamstra of RPGBOT.net
Building Better Games