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KakeBytes is an adventure through gaming history. Join your host, Katy, on a journey to uncover gaming’s long history and talk to industry professionals on their role in the past, present, and future of an industry that is continuously evolving.
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Latest Episodes…

  1. Fyre Games and Summerland

    I wanted to bring Connor Rush onto KakeBytes to talk about teaching himself how to program in Java as an 11 year old and how he jumpstarted the development of his very own video game studio Fyre Games.     Connor ...


  2. BrolyLegs

    BrolyLegs is a grand master Street Fighter pro player that is known for playing differently than most. He was born with arthrogryposis, a condition that inhibits muscle growth and joint movement, and has adapted to learn how to play games without the use of his hands. BrolyLegs joins me to ...


  3. Vanilla World of Warcraft with John Staats

    Blizzard turned the page back in history this summer with the release of Classic World of Warcraft in lieu of a traditional expansion and John Staats, the first 3D level designer at Blizzard, recently published The World of Warcraft Diary. John joined Katy on the latest episode of ...


  4. Cris Tales and Dreams Uncorporated/SYCK

    E3 was jam packed this year and I was starstruck the whole week I attended. In my journeys, I had the pleasure of meeting Carlos Rocha, the founder of Dreams Uncoporated and SYCK games. Both companies are working tirelessly on Cris Tales, a love letter to classic JRPGs that ...


  5. Ed Annunziata & Ecco the Dolphin

    Ed Annunziata joined me on the latest episode of the show to discuss the Sega Genesis classic Ecco the Dolphin as well as discuss Space War Area, which launched earlier this year on the Nintendo Switch. We delve into his love of programming that kickstarted his career, starting with ...