Developer Commentary: RC2 – Episode 4

We’re working towards a Monday, Wednesday, (hopefully) Friday update schedule for the Developer Commentary podcast that Tony and I are doing for Ratchet and Clank 2.

In that spirit, today we have posted Episode 4, a shorter episode (~18 minutes) wherein Tony and I finish level 2 (a long level) including Arena fights and some Electrolyzer puzzles. You can check it out at all the usual places:

The podcast website:
http://podcast.uselessopinions.com/

Our Youtube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/uselesspodcasts?feature=mhee

Or embedded below the fold:

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Podcast episode 3 is live

In this episode we go over the inspector bot segment of level 2 and talk about all the things I did wrong back then.

We also have fun on spherical worlds and in space combat.

Of course, we still make lots of jokes, so it’s not all serious and crazy.
Check it out on our podcast site: http://podcast.uselessopinions.com

You can also check it out directly on our youtube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/uselesspodcasts?feature=mhee#p/u

Or you could subscribe to our podcast feed in iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/useless-podcasts/id444076169
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Podcast Episode 2 is up!

We go through the second level of Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando. By the time we recorded this we had settled into the task of podcasting enough that we could relax and talk more about development-centric stuff, which was pretty cool.

Of course, we still make lots of jokes, so it’s not all serious and crazy.

Check it out on our podcast site (once iTunes catches up — it lags a bit): http://podcast.uselessopinions.com, which now has a cool new look and feel.

You can also check it out directly on our youtube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/uselesspodcasts?feature=mhee#p/u

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New Podcast Series

My good friend and fellow developer Tony “Mr Sunshine” Garcia and I just began a series of “Developer Commentary” videos.

First up is Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando — our first game as REAL developers (we were testers on RC1).

So far we’ve put up one episode, which gets us to the end of the first level (Level 0).

You can see it:

ON YOUTUBE:
Part 1: http://youtu.be/lUwIYfykyss
Part 2: http://youtu.be/Wb4T7P57wAc

ON ITUNES (At some point):
http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/useless-podcasts/id444076169

ON OUR NEW PODCAST SITE:
http://podcast.uselessopinions.com

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