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Posted by Bob Whitaker on 10/20/21 01:38:00 pm in Console/PC, Serious
Historian Bob Whitaker talks with Maxime Durand, the World Design Director of Discovery Tour for Ubisoft, about Discovery Tour: Viking Age and the Discovery Tour series more generally.

Posted by Chelsea Blasko on 10/19/21 11:47:00 am in Serious
Iron Galaxy's Joseph Simmons talks about mitigating burn-out and finding ways to keep employees engaged with their work. The company continues to modify process to allow their approach to expand as they've grown.

Posted by Josh Bycer on 09/10/21 11:16:00 am in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Serious
In this lengthy interview with Ramin Shokrizade, we spoke about his time at Wargaming.net and the mounting controversies facing the studio today over its monetization practices

Posted by Bob Whitaker on 08/31/21 01:01:00 pm in Console/PC, Serious
Bob Whitaker talks with historian and game designer James Coltrain about his new game Blackhaven. Topics include the challenges of presenting history through games, the importance of questioning official narratives, and environmental storytelling.

Posted by Bob Whitaker on 08/12/21 10:27:00 am in Console/PC, Serious
Historians Bob Whitaker and John Harney play Old World. Topics include the game's perspective on the ancient world, Old World's layers of decisions, and comparisons to Sid Meier's Civilization and Paradox games.

In this blog post, you’ll learn what texture compression is, why it is important for your project and how to apply it to improve your GPU and memory performance.