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Coaching for Geeks

113 EpisodesProduced by Robin BatesWebsite

Turning geeks into adventurers. Careers, dating, fitness, interviews, gaming, life, geek culture.


68 - A beginning in game dev and life with bipolar: Interview with Oliver William Walker

Oliver William Walker designs games at Just Add Water. He mets Robin to talk about his career, from college, through university, experiments with games, networking, and moving into the real world of work.

Robin met Oliver at EGX, where he was participating in a 'disabilities in the gaming industry panel' as Oliver has bipolar disorder. The two touch on how employers can make life easier for anyone with any kind of mental disorder. Remember kids! Everyone is different and your needs may vary, but all employers can do more to help.

Whether you want to find out how to get into the gaming industry, how to support your team or get some support for yourself, or are just plain nosey, this one's for you.


MORE FROM OLIVER Check out Oliver's site and play some games for free! -

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Listen to the session from EGX -



Find out more about Just Add Water (and check out the 'careers' tab) -

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MEANWHILE... AT COACHING FOR GEEKS We're getting ready to get fit in 2019 with our Fitness for Newbies course! -

Join the community and vote in the 2018 CfG Awards -

And check out the blog for all your geeky careers, fitness, gaming, cooking, dating, cosplay and more! -


Don't forget to hit that subscribe button, download a few of the old episodes if you're new, and we'll see you next week.




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