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Game Consultant

37 EpisodesProduced by Reinout te BrakeWebsite

Reinout is a Game Dev Investor and Strategy Advisor. Host of the 'Game Consultant' Podcast. If you want to know more about trends, analysis and insights in gaming, then listen to his interviews with leading gaming experts.

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Episode 28; Venture Parter Of Makers Fund And Investor Aðalsteinn "Alli" Óttarsson Talks About Investing In Gaming And Joakim Talks About The Perfect Pitch Deck For Gaming Studios

May 24th, 2020


His name is Aðalsteinn Óttarsson, but his friends are calling him; "Alli".

He describes himself as a transformation leader with 18 years of game development experience as Director, Producer and Programmer. In his past …

Episode 27; Our Games Podcast In The Top 40 Gaming Podcasts Of Feedspot, Esports And Legal With Justin Jacobson, Items of Joakim and Cris, Indie Games Spotlight And Nordic Game Online Update

May 21st, 2020


This is Episode 27 of Game Consultant. It is amazing to see how many people are listening by now. The gaming podcast is growing every week in terms …

Episode 26; Esports In Southeast Asia Is Booming And This Esports Organization Is Leading By Example; EVOS Esports has A Clear Roadmap To Become The Dominant Player In Southeast Asia

May 13th, 2020


As businesses fight "tooth and nail" to survive these turbulent Covid-19 times, it seems gaming companies are finding themselves on the right side of …

Episode 25; Joakim About Supercell And Five Items That Stood Out​, Doki From Utomik Explains How Indie Game Developers Can Showcase Their Games, Nordic Game Update About Game Music

May 10th, 2020


Deconstruction of Supercell — Five Items That Stood Out

Joakim is telling about Supercell and his opinion why the company is still standing out. Deconstructor of Fun released an essay on Supercell this week. It's an …

Episode 23; Kate Edwards About Her Passion For The Global Game Jam And Endorsing GameWorkers Unite But Concerns Like The Negative Cultural Force In Gaming like Bad habits, Poor Management And Leaders

May 3rd, 2020


In episode 23 I am talking to Kate Edwards. Our talk is about people in gaming. Cause this is what makes Kate ‘tick’. She cares about the people that make the games industry (complete).

Various Topics do pass in our fun …

Episode 22; Yvette Wohn studies the role of algorithms and social interactions in livestreaming, esports, gaming, and social media

April 29th, 2020


I am having a fun and insightful talk with Yvette Wohn. Her Biography is here and that explains a lot about her background.  

Some questions she …

Episode 21; How to organize the branding for your games and game studio with Jussi Solja and the Report from Akmal Soliev about gaming in SEA region

April 26th, 2020


In episode 21 I am talking about branding. Not only for your game studio, but also for your games and in your games, like how is the story telling matching the visuals and therefore how you communicate with your gamer …

Episode 19; Gaming acquisitions Q1 2020, Reed Thinks about esports, highlights in gaming and more

April 19th, 2020


In this episode I have Sergei Evdokimov, an investment associate at Games Ventures. We talk about Gaming acquisitions and investments Q1 2020. Interesting to hear that Investors and funds pumped more than $700 …

Episode 18 with Cris Reed, Joakim Achren, companies GameBuddy and AfterMath and the latest game news

April 14th, 2020


In this episode esport item of Chris Reed, of The Level Up Experience, with "Reed Thinks", Joakim Achren, of Elite Game Developers, with his highlights of gaming industry and two companies to watch. Niklas send me a …

Episode 17; Game News, esports item of Cris Reed, Two companies to watch and #PlayApartTogether campaign

April 7th, 2020


In Episode 17, 2 days later then normal, I am cleaning up my inbox. And I had two companies in mind to should be on your companies to watch list;

Episode 16; User Acquisition Advise from Games Marketing Guru himself; Oliver Kern

April 1st, 2020


In this episode I get to talk to Oliver Kern of Target Gamers. We talk about user acquisition in general, but also about how to adjust your user …

Episode 15 with Esports item of Cris Reed and interview Doki Tops of about Cloud gaming, streaming and indie game developers

March 29th, 2020


People that worked with me on this episode; Doki Tops of and Cris Reed of The Level Up Experience.

Quick word; The games industry is doing realy well during this lockdown. All good, but lets make sure that …

Episode 14; What will Covid-19 Corona Virus do with the Games Industry 2020-2022?

March 26th, 2020


In this episode I am asking a few questions besides my take on what might happen in the games industry! I am inviting you to come and brainstorm. Let other people know, that I am trying to get something going here, …

Episode 13 Quick Overview of the Latest Game News by Reinout te Brake

March 24th, 2020


A quick overview of the latest game-news. One interesting thing. Appsflyers is predicting increase for 2022 in user acquisition. My question is; In the light of the corona virus, can you seriously predict this?

My usual …

Episode 12; Jacob and Teddy explain Nordic Game, New item (Cris) Reed thinks is about esports and latest game news

March 22nd, 2020


In this episode 12 I have Jacob Riis and Teddy Florea. Jacob is the organiser, CCO, and Host, Nordic Game Conference + Nordic Game Discovery Contest at Nordic Game Resources AB. Teddy is Director of Business Development …

Episode 11 Interview with Oscar Clark, Former Evangelist for Papaya Mobile, Applifier and Unity Technologies

March 19th, 2020


I did interview Oscar Clark, who didnt want to tell me his age! In a way he did.

The whole interview you can listen here. It was a magical an hour. I …

Promo Episode 11; Mister Oscar Clark, Mister Unity, Mister Experience in Gaming 20+ years

March 18th, 2020


Are you an indie developer? Wonder how to develop your game? Publish your game, do user acquisition in a good way, which gaming events to visit and so much more? I talk to Oscar Clark, 20+ in the gaming business. He can …

Episode 10 with interviews Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat and Odile Limpach

March 15th, 2020


First interview is with Professor Odile Limpach teaches economics and entrepreneurship at the Cologne Game Lab. Second interview is with Dean …

Promo Episode 10 with Dean Takahashi, the Lead Writer of GamesBeat and Odile Limpach, autor of The publishing Challenge for independent videogame developers

March 12th, 2020


Talking to Dean Takahashi of Gamesbeat.  Also a talk with Odile Limpach, who published her book “The publishing Challenge for independent videogame developers"

Some of my questions; 

Who is Dean Are you a gamer 

Why and …

Episode 9; Special Podcast about the risks of Game Conferences and should we go online with these conferences

March 10th, 2020


I spoke with Michael Liebe, who is organizing GamesWeekBerlin. He reached out and we discussed the topic of game conferences these days and the corona virus. How is it to be in his position? How is the gaming industry …

Episode 8; Indie Game devs LATAM and Gaming, Games For Change, Beat the Intro and more

March 8th, 2020


Game Consultant Podcast, Episode 8 with Corona hits gaming industry, LATAM and Gaming, Games For Change, Beat the Intro and more!
In Episode 8 of Game …

Promo Episode 8 Game Consultant, the weekly games industry podcast

March 5th, 2020


In Episode 8 of Game Consultant some very interesting topics, besides the lastest game news.

Epic cancels Unreal Fest Europe

Following its withdrawal …

Promo Episode 7 Game Consultant with Jay Powell, Guy Ben-Dov, Daniel Stammler, Utomik and more

February 27th, 2020


The latest Game News; Roblox funding, GDC Corona virus
Gaming in Israel, Guy Ben-Dov is giving us an update
Start up life in Gaming; Daniel …

Episode 6; Deconstructor of Fun, Recruitment in Games, Game News and Game Companies to Watch

February 23rd, 2020

In this episode, besides the latest game news, and again the status of GDC versus Corona virus; - Michael is going to explain what  Deconstructor of Fun. I am always reading their linkedin update. Super interesting.


Promo Episode 6; Recruitment in games, Deconstructor of Fun, Games Watch list

February 20th, 2020


In episode 6 we have a diversity of people. Main topic is Recruitment and Games

Michael is going to explain what  Deconstructor of Fun. I am always reading their linkedin update. Super interesting. Marc of Game Recruiter

Episode 5; Tim Sweeney of Epic Games, Esports, facts and Figures, Legal in Games, Workshop by BizTech and Elite Game Developers

February 16th, 2020


30 minutes of gaming update. Hope you will enjoy it. I want to thank the following people for assisting with answers to my questions; - Joakim Achrén …

Promo Episode 5 of Game Consultant

February 12th, 2020


I do hope you enjoyed episode 4 of Game Consultant. In episode 5 on Saturday the following items;

- Start up in Games, Joakim Achrén founded …

Promo For This Weekend's New Podcast Episode Of Game Consultant; "Mobile Gaming Revenues On The Rise"

February 5th, 2020


This weekend a brand new episode of Game Consultant.  I am going to talk about the growing revenues of mobile gaming.

2019 was, yet, another stellar …

Topics like China, GameBizCon, GameRefinery, Big Karma Games and more!

February 1st, 2020


Changed the format a bit, not just one topic per episode, but address things that I feel that are relevant for & about the gaming industry. 

GameBizCon with Dirk Schmitt had a conference this week, a jury selected a

Why da heck are we going to game conferences?

January 25th, 2020

19:47 Podcast time; Why da heck are you going to game conferences?  My personal view what should be crucial for the gaming space when …

Intro trailer

January 17th, 2020


Explaining the Game Consultant podcast

What is a game consultant?

January 17th, 2020


My first podcast episode! I will try to explain what is a game consultant! Do check

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