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This week, it’s all about Producing Video Games, and we're jazzed to say that we’re joined by the masterful Trent Kusters.
Trent is the co-founder and production director of Melbourne-based game developers League of Geeks, responsible for digital role-playing strategy board game and international success story, Armello. He is also on the board of Freeplay (Australia's largest and longest running independent games festival), the chair of RMIT's Program Advisory Committee, a former lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts, and an industry advisor to DiGRA Australia. A frequent name on the numerous 30 Under 30 lists — by the likes of MCV, Develop, Triple J, the Melbourne Writers Festival, and (the big one) Forbes — Trent is heavily invested in the future of video games as a medium; fostering and mentoring young and under-represented developers, and contributing to the community wherever possible. To cap things off, he’s also currently gamerunner on the studio’s ambitious next game, which is set to be one of Australia's largest game productions ever.
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League of Geeks
Melbourne International Games Week
Interview with Trent Kusters
Taurus Games studio
No Man’s Sky
Autonomy, mastery, purpose.
Untitled Goose Game
The AIAS Game Maker’s Notebook podcast
Tone Control podcast
Youtube book reveals – Jeremy
Popsockets – Lara
How To Build A Healthy, Happy Video Game – Trent
League of Geeks site
League of Geeks Twitter
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