KakeBytes

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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July 22, 2022 00:36:05
KakeBytes Ep. 31: Rares and Bear & Breakfast

KakeBytes Ep. 31: Rares and Bear & Breakfast

Bear & Breakfast is an adventure management sim where you take up as Hank the bear, the new proprietor of a number bed and breakfasts. Explore and uncover the mystery of the forest around you starting July 28 on PC.  I had Creative Director Rares Cinteză join me to talk about how studio Gummy Cat and their first game came to be.  Follow Katy on Twitter | Follow Rares on Twitter | Follow Bear & Breakfast | Follow KakeBytes on Twitter ...

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November 04, 2020 00:33:53
KakeBytes Episode 30: Fyre Games and Summerland

KakeBytes Episode 30: 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. (more…) ...

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April 17, 2020 01:11:35
KakeBytes Ep. 29: BrolyLegs

KakeBytes Ep. 29: 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 chat about the last 15 years of competing in fighting game tournaments, including the first two seasons of Street Fighter League, and about how he is connecting with other players through Twitch, YouTube and one-on-one coaching. You can follow BrolyLegs on Twitter @BrolyLegs You can find notes on today’s show at kakebytes.com. “Overworld” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/kakebytes) ...

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November 21, 2019 01:18:47
KatyKakes #28 - Vanilla World of Warcraft with John Staats

KatyKakes #28 - 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. (more…) ...

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August 20, 2019 00:49:02
Cris Tales and Dreams Uncorporated/SYCK

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. (more…) ...

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June 20, 2019 00:56:28
Ed Annunziata & Ecco the Dolphin

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 Pyramid Run in 1984. He has stuck with the same team since Ecco, modernizing the development approach that has stuck with them for the last three decades. You can  follow Ed on Twitter @edannunziata and follow him on YouTube. (more…) ...

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