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TPPTwitter_WebYou’re the best around, nothing’s gonna ever keep you down!

On This Episode:

  • Carter and a couple of regulars to the show discuss their top 3 games of the past year that they thought were must-plays.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
  • Co-Host: Rob Rich, 148Apps
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    Released: 2013-06-06 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-03-14 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-03-07 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-03-14 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-08-08 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-05-30 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-10-17 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-02-21 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-02-21 :: Category: Reference

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 213

    TPPTwitter_WebSending out 2013 with a roll of the dice!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Brett discuss two of the last big releases of 2013, Republique and Colossatron.
  • Carter talks with some of the braintrust behind Quarriors about the effort in bringing the game to mobile.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
  • Guests: Alexis Mueller & Justin Ziran, Wizkids/NECA
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    Released: 2013-12-19 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-12-19 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 212

    TPPTwitter_WebAround the world, around the world, tic-tac-toe!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks to one of the developers of Tic Tactics about how they managed to take a very simple game and add a layer of chess-like complexity to it.
  • One of Darklings‘ developers and one of the publishers discuss what it was like to collaborate on the game from across the world, and how they’re trying to get the word out about the game.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Nick Ahrens, Hidden Variable Studio
  • Guest: Ajay Chadha, B27
  • Guest: Burkay Ozdemir, MildMania
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    Released: 2013-11-20 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-11-27 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 211

    TPPTwitter_Web

    Skating on thin ice!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Brett Nolan discuss their recent iPad purchases, what they think about the first wave of MFi gamepads, and recent releases Touchgrind Skate 2 and Icycle: On Thin Ice
  • .

    Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
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    Released: 2013-11-21 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-11-27 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 210

    TPPTwitter_WebAlone in the stars!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks to Orian and Felix from Liv Games about the conclusion of the Wars trilogy, Stellar Wars, how they think this is the best one yet, the struggles of trying to succeed in the current market, and the struggles of working as a remote team.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guests: Orian Livnat and Felix Embree, Liv Games
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 209

    TPPTwitter_WebDream a little dream of a helicopter.

    On This Episode:

  • Adam and Alex of One Man Left come back on the podcast to discuss Tilt to Live 2: Redonkulous. Find out how long the title had existed, why the powerup selection in the sequel is so different, and why Classic mode is actually good now!
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guests: Adam Stewart and Alex Okafor, One Man Left
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    Released: 2013-11-14 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 208

    TPPTwitter_WebA son’s tale of vengeance.

    On This Episode:

  • JJ Williams tells the story of the inspiration behind his new game Pirate Blitz, about his father’s boat that was captured by pirates, and how that both did and did not serve as an influence on the final game.
  • Paul Johnson of Rubicon talks about the ins and outs of Combat Monsters and its multiplatform, free-to-play launch.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: JJ Williams, 12 Gauge Studio
  • Guest: Paul Johnson, Rubicon Developments
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    Released: 2013-10-24 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-10-23 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 207

    Boo Cardinals of all kinds!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Brett discuss the iPad announcements, and what may have been lacking from them.
  • The co-hosts discuss why they like Pocket Titans.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 206

    TPPTwitter_Web…in 3D!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Barn Cleave of Niffler

    discuss Chuck’s Challenge 3D, why the game came out on Android before iOS, the challenges and benefits of developing on one platform versus another, the difference between games that are critical successes and financial successes, and the future of the industry – including if the industry may crash again in the future.

  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Barn Cleave, Niffler
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 205

    TPPTwitter_WebUse the Force, Captain America!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks with Mel Kirk of Zen Studios about the new tables for Star Wars Pinball. 148Apps’ resident pinball aficionado Blake Grundman tags along for the ride to ask the really nerdy questions.
  • Two of the fine folks from Demiurge Studios talk about their recent release of Marvel Puzzle Quest, and how they plan for the game to continue evolving over time.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson, 148Apps
  • Guest Co-Host: Blake Grundman, 148Apps
  • Guest: Mel Kirk, Zen Studios
  • Guests: Josh Glavine and Albert Reed, Demiurge Studios
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    Released: 2013-10-03 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 204

    TPPTwitter_WebHead, shoulders, knees, and toes!

    On This Episode:
    Carter talks to Colin and Sarah Northway, the married traveling independent developers. They discuss their development process, how Incredipede was Colin’s idea produced with Sarah’s assistance, and how Rebuild is Sarah’s idea and project with some assistance from Colin. The mobile version of Incredipede is discussed, as well as the Kickstarter for the upcoming Rebuild: Gangs of Deadsville.

    Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guests: Colin and Sarah Northway, Northway Games
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 203

    Dragons and disagreement!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and first-time podcast guest Christine Chan discuss Boson X, in particular why she liked it and why he did not. Other recent releases are also discussed.
  • Carter talks to the Creative Director of Team Chaos about his studio’s new match-3 RPG game with dragons, Dragon Academy.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Christine Chan, AppAdvice
  • Guest: Trent Polack, Team Chaos
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    Released: 2013-09-18 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-09-25 :: Category: Games

    TPPTwitter_WebOne person likes iOS 7′s new design…and one doesn’t. Will either leave the podcast alive?

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Brett Nolan discuss their thoughts on iOS 7, and talk about recent releases such as Infinity Blade III.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 201

    TPPTwitter_WebFree in-game taco!

    On This Episode:

  • Graveck talks about its new game Strata, goes back in time to talk about the games that put them on the map, 10 Balls 7 Cups and Skee-Ball, and the future for the series, along with if they can live up to the greatest iOS trailer of all time.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guests: Matt Gravelle and Ty Burks, >Graveck
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    Released: 2013-09-12 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2009-03-09 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 200

    TPPTwitter_WebPlanning our own birthday party…

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Tom Eastman sit down, like actually in person sit down, and discuss his studio’s first two games, Color Sheep and Orion’s Forge, and why the former may have succeeded where the latter did not. As well, the third of their planned launch trilogy and why it didn’t work out is discussed.
  • Does a game need narrative justification to be good? As Tom mentions that he’s playing Where’s My Perry? Carter counters with why he thought Where’s My Mickey? was the much better game because its concept was actually justified.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Tom Eastman, Trinket Studios
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    Released: 2013-02-21 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-03-14 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-06-20 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2012-06-28 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 199

    TPPTwitter_WebBring me the head of Sasquatch!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks to one of the creators of Tiny Tycoons about the recent developments in the world of their real-world location game, and Sasquatch hunting.
  • The MMORPG LCD demake Game of Watchcraft is discussed with one of its creators.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Dave Bisceglia, The Tap Lab
  • Guest: Shaun Britton, Clicker
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    Released: 2013-08-13 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 198

    TPPTwitter_WebDude, you’re gonna be on a podcast!

    On This Episode:

  • It’s all about Plants vs. Zombies 2 as Carter Dotson lets Blake Grundman and Brett Nolan gab away about PopCap’s hotly-anticipated sequel, and if it’s something that can truly be enjoyed for free. Mercifully not recorded and included on the program: talk about babies.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
  • Co-Host: Blake Grundman, 148Apps & The Power Button Podcast
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    Released: 2013-08-15 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 197

    TPPTwitter_WebWe’ll get our hooks into you!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Mike Meade of BeaverTap Games talk about the speedrun sequel Mikey Hooks, and the work that went into making the hooking mechanic feel just right.
  • Carter and two of the members of Ironhide Games discuss the work that went in to crafting the sequel to the hit game Kingdom Rush.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Mike Meade, BeaverTap Games
  • Guests: Alvaro Azofra and Gonzalo Sande, Ironhide Games
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    Released: 2013-06-06 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 196

    TPPTwitter_WebBusted for using podcast-enhancing drugs! The penalty? More podcasts!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Brett discuss recent releases Pivvot, Brick Roll, and The Drowning. One is naughty; two are nice.
  • Carter talks to Juicy Beast about its release of Knightmare Tower for iOS, and why the team decided to eschew IAP for the mobile version.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
  • Guests: Dominique Nault and Yowan Langlais, Juicy Beast
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    Released: 2013-08-01 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 195

    Robot-on-robot crime!

    On This Episode:

  • One of the developers of Blastron, talks about the making of the fast-paced online battler, and gives some tips for success for players.
  • One of Delta-V’s developers discusses how Wipeout and Gradius were both influences on this 2D racing game.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Cuz Parry, Kabam
  • Guest: Chi Dire, Spacehopper Studios
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    Released: 2013-07-10 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-07-25 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 194

    TPPTwitter_WebDon’t tell me what to do!

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Brett discuss why they have a problem with Chillingo’s recent move to take Kamikaze Pigs from paid to free after four days, and why they appear to be faltering as publisher as compared to others on iOS. As well, discussion of Futuridium EP is carried out, and why the way it teaches players to play is the superior method to the handholding that other games commonly use.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
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    Released: 2013-06-20 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-07-11 :: Category: Games

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    Released: 2013-07-18 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 193

    TPPTwitter_WebA podcast for a more refined generation.

    On This Episode:

    • Carter talks to Phil Gaskell of Ripstone about the digital publisher’s mission, their diverse library of titles so far, and his thoughts on the future of gaming.

    Episode Cast:

    • Host: Carter Dotson
    • Guest: Phil Gaskell, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Ripstone

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    Released: 2013-04-25 :: Category: Games

    TPPTwitter_WebRIP Ryan Davis.

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks to Chris Jeffrey, creator of the Flash game series turned maddening iOS game Space is Key, about the title’s transition to mobile, and why making money on mobile is so much different from the Flash game space.
  • Carter talks to Jeff Fal, creator of Dungeonism, about why his game is designed for iPhone – and only for iPhone.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Chris Jeffrey, Chris Jeff Games
  • Guest: Jeff Fal, independent developer
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    Released: 2013-07-08 :: Category: Games

    The Portable Podcast, Episode 191

    TPPTwitter_WebAll my XCOMs live in Texas.

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and the gang discuss the biggest new release of the past week, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and what its impact on the market will be. Other titles from across the iOS spectrum are discussed as well.
  • Carter talks to Coatsink’s Tom Beardsmore about his studio’s new game Fatty, and how it evolved from a larger project they’re still working on. As well, there’s discussion of why informing the player of what they can and can’t do in a game is so difficult.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Brett Nolan, AppAddict.net
  • Co-Host: Rob Rich, 148Apps
  • Guest: Tom Beardsmore, Coatsink
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 190

    TPPTwitter_WebFlatter than ever!

    In This Episode:

    Carter and co-host Brett Nolan talk about the big announcements from WWDC, including iOS 7. Will it be a huge change to iOS? As well, the announcement of MFi gamepad support in iOS is discussed – will it herald major things for iOS gaming in the near future?

     
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    The Portable Podcast, Episode 189

    TPPTwitter_WebLittle blocky men and quadropuses, ahoy!

    On This Episode:

    • Carter talks to 3 Sprockets, creator of Cubemen 2, about making the sequel to their cross-platform strategy title that’s largely based in tower defense, but also incorporates many other elements. Seon Rozenblum of the studio also discusses what they were able to adapt from the game’s Steam launch, and how PC players react to the idea of cosmetic in-app purchases.
    • Carter talks to the Coster brothers at Butterscotch Shenanigans into how their roguelike hack ‘n slash, Quadropus Rampage, evolved from a game jam idea, and why they went free-to-play.

    TPPTwitter_WebGet down with the slammin’ and the jammin’.

    On This Episode:

  • Retro Dreamer talks about its new title SlamBots, how it came about from their earlier work on quickly-developed titles, and why they were quite nervous about the game before it launched.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guests: Gavin Bowman and Craig Sharpe, Retro Dreamer
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    TPPTwitter_WebA significant portion of the crowd was kung fu fighting.

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks to the creator of Fingle, Game Oven Studios, about its latest game, Bam Fu, a more competitive experience for up to four players on one device.
  • The creator of Solara talks about creating an interesting free-to-play experience with its tower-builder-meets-Final-Fantasy title and why they tested it in Canada for two months.
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    Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Adriaan De Jongh, Game Oven Studios
  • Guest: Lux Chen, Esper Labs
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    Released: 2013-05-21 :: Category: Games

    TPPTwitter_Web

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and Kurt Bieg of Simple Machine talk about his studio’s new release, Tomb Breaker, how it spawned from a nearly-complete prototype of another game, and how it fits in with his other titles, Circadia and Twirdie.

  • Break into those tombs!

    Break into those tombs!

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  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Kurt Bieg, Simple Machine
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    Released: 2011-06-15 :: Category: Games

    TPPTwitter_WebThis is not a podcast.

    On This Episode:

  • Carter talks to the folks at Absurd Interactive about their art-inspired new ball-rolling game, This Is Not A Ball Game.
  • Carter and Rob discuss why the Playstation Vita is becoming an interesting system for fans of mobile and indie titles thanks to Sony’s support of indie-friendly initiatives like Playstation Mobile.
  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guests: Sean Hart and Willie Wight, Absurd Interactive
  • Guest: Rob Rich, 148Apps
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    Released: 2013-05-13 :: Category: Games

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    148Apps - iPhone app reviews and news. The best gosh darn iPhone app site this side of Mars.
    http://148apps.com :: @148Apps

    Android Rundown - Android news and reviews. Where you get the rundown on Android apps and hardware.
    http://AndroidRundown.com :: @AndroidRundown

    Best App Ever - Yearly Mobile App Achievement Awards.
    http://bestappever.com :: @BestAppEver

    Pocket Gamer - Mobile game reviews, news, and features.
    http://PocketGamer.co.uk :: @PocketGamer

    Pocket Gamer.biz - Mobile games industry news, opinion, and analysis.
    http://PocketGamer.biz :: @pgbiz

    AppSpy - iOS game news and video reviews.
    http://appspy.com :: @appspy