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The Portable Podcast, Episode 104

Posted by Carter Dotson on September 27th, 2011

Ungulates just going every which way!

On This Episode:

  • Carter speaks to legendary game developer Jeff Minter. They discuss his portfolio of titles on iOS and the inspiration behind each, from Minotaur Rescue to his newest title, GoatUp, and why he had to rename the game from his planned title "Goat Goes Up."
  • Who We Are:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Jeff Minter, Llamasoft
  • Music:

  • "Beatnes7 (Theme to The Portable Podcast)" by The Eternal - Download on iTunes here:


  • "Nanocarp" by The Eternal

  • How to Listen:

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  • Apps Mentioned in this Episode:





    The Portable Podcast, Episode 70

    Posted by Carter Dotson on February 2nd, 2011

    Fear of the dark, fear of the dark, I have a constant fear that something's always near...

    On This Episode:

  • Carter and guest Robert Workman discuss the recent release of Dead Space for iOS, praising its atmosphere and it being an actual original title for iOS instead of a port.
  • They discuss a few assorted issues on iOS and for the iPad, like the ethics of in-app purchases, single-device multiplayer games, and Retina apps on the iPad.
  • They talk about the new Sony handheld, the NGP, and Nintendo's new 3DS, and how they will compete against the iOS devices like the iPod touch and iPad as gaming machines.

  • Who We Are:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Robert Workman, iPad News Daily, GamePlayBook, Post Game Report

  • Music:

  • "Beatnes7 (Theme to The Portable Podcast)" by The Eternal - Download on iTunes here:

  • How to Listen:

  • Click Here to Subscribe in iTunes:
  • Click Here to Subscribe via RSS.

  • Listen on WRGT Radio every Friday at 4pm Central
  • Listen Here: [powerpress]
  • Apps Mentioned in this Episode:






    Minotaur Rescue Review

    + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
    By Carter Dotson on January 17th, 2011
    Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: I LOVE A MINOTAUR
    Minotaur Rescue is a new retro-inspired shooter from game designer Jeff Minter that has you trying to destroy asteroids and rescue minotaurs in a psychedelic space environment with single-device multiplayer support for up to 4 people.
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