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Level Design Podcast

24 EpisodesProduced by Mark DrewWebsite

The Level Design podcast is your view into the world of game development through the lens of level design!

24 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

LD024 - EGX Digital 2020 / Level Design Secrets Panel

September 25th, 2020


In this episode we share the secrets of Level Design in our latest panel at EGX Digital 2020! Join us as we start to unravel the world of Level …

LD023 - Let's talk Unreal and more with Steve Streeting!

September 4th, 2020


In this episode we chat with the fantastic Steve Streeting about Unreal, Open source and more!

Thank you to all our listeners and supporters!

You can …

LD022 - Let's talk Dreams PS4 and The Last of Us with Media Molecule's Peter Field!

August 18th, 2020


In this episode we chat with Media Molecule's Principal Designer Peter Field and discuss Dreams PS4, The Last of Us and more! 

Thank you to all our …

LD021 - The Division and "Let's Design: Combat" Book with Max Pears

August 4th, 2020


In this episode we get the team together to chat with the lovely Max Pears, Level Designer at CD Projekt Red. We delve into his previous work on The Division, what it takes to park a car correctly and more importantly …

LD020 - Off Grid, hacking and more with Rich Metson

July 17th, 2020


Mark Drew sat down with Rich Metson at last year's Develop to discuss their latest project / game Off Grid, hacking and more in this special one-on-one interview! 

LD019 - Exploring virtual cities with Konstantinos Dimopoulos

June 19th, 2020


Join us and special guest Konstantinos Dimopoulos as we explore virtual cities, what it means to be a game urbanist in the world of Level Design and …

LD018 - Wolfenstein and more with Mitja Roskaric

May 26th, 2020


Join us as we discuss Rainbow six siege, Wolfenstein and more with very special guest Lead Level Design at Machine Games, Mitja Roskaric!

LD017 - Develop 2019 catch up with Amanda Blatch

May 4th, 2020


Last year we were lucky enough to grab a quick chat with Concept Artist / Illustrator and Senior Artist at DR Studios, Amanda Blatch!

Join Mark Drew and Jonathon Wilson in this special interview as we discuss all the …

LD016 - Let's talk Level Design with Valentina Chrysostomou

April 20th, 2020


We've got a full house of hosts and are joined by the fantastic Level Designer of RDR2, Dead End Job and more, Valentina Chrysostomou!

Join us as we …

LD015 - Develop 2019 one-on-one with Arran Langmead

March 30th, 2020


Mark Drew sat down one on one with the Creator of Bears Can't Drift, and now Tech Artist at Epic Games, Arran Langmead to discuss everything from chairs, to corridors, and even Hello Kitty guns!

LD014 - Level Design, San Francisco, Ubisoft and more with Julius-Cosmo Oniscu

March 9th, 2020


Senior Level Designer at MachineGames and a true mentor of Level design all round Julius-Cosmo Oniscu joins us as we discuss WatchDogs, becoming a …

LD013 - Talking The Occupation and more with Pete Bottomley

February 17th, 2020


A little throwback to when Mark Drew managed to have a quick chat with Pete Bottomley of White Paper Games at Develop 2019 to deep dive into The Occupation and Ether One! 

LD012 - Aliens and more with Jon McKellan

February 4th, 2020


Join Mark Drew and Jonathon Wilson as they discuss the worlds of Alien Isolation, Stories Untold and Observation with special guest Jon McKellan from …

LD011 - GOTY Edition (2019)

January 22nd, 2020


Join Mark Drew alongside Jonathon Wilson (Hangar13) and Rob McLachlan (The Chinese Room) as they delve into their gaming highlights of 2019! 

LD010 - Talking Siege and the Sandfox with Chris Wilson

January 6th, 2020


Join Mark Drew as he sits down to discuss the 2D world of Siege and the Sandfox with Cardboard Sword Design Director, Chris Wilson! 

LD009 - EGX 2019 - Level Design Mysteries Panel Questions (Finally) Answered

December 16th, 2019


This year we held a Level Design Mysteries Panel at the EGX Theatre and were fortunate enough to be asked a few questions from our audience! Join Mark Drew with guests Claire Morley, Jonathon Wilson & Rob McLachlan …

LD008 - Let's talk Level Design with Jay Britton

November 26th, 2019


Join our host Mark Drew and renowned voice actor Jay Britton as they discuss Level Design across wide range of titles including Prey, Dark Souls, …

LD007 - Hellscreen with Jamie Degen

November 1st, 2019


Join our host Mark Drew in this exclusive 1 on 1 interview with Freelance 3D artist, Jamie Degen as they discuss his latest gaming venture, Hellscreen! 

LD006 - Talking WatchDogs 2 and more with Chris Filip

October 7th, 2019


In this week's episode we're joined by special guest, Video Game Designer/Product Manager - Chris Filip!  We take a look at their career to date - including Game Anglia, a little about WatchDogs 2 and more! 

LD005 - Talking Control with Paul Ehreth

September 19th, 2019


In this episode we sit down and talk with Paul Ehreth, Control’s Lead Designer at Remedy! Join us as we discuss and discover the secrets behind the …

LD004 - Juju Adams

August 6th, 2019


In this edition of the Level Design Podcast we chat to Juju Adams about procedural generation and Hyper Light Drifter.

Hyper Light Drifter 

Swords of Ditto

Rivals of Aether

Game Maker Studio

Battle Toads

The Art of …

LD003 - More Level Design Questions with Jonathon and Rob

June 11th, 2019


In this episode Jonathon Wilson (Hangar 13) and Mark Drew (CMDGames) bring back Rob McLachan (The Chinese Room)  to talk about the questions that are burning up the Level Design Community. 

We also provide advice for …

LD002 - Level Design Questions

May 7th, 2019


Level Design Podcast Episode 2

In this episode we bring back Claire Morley (Three Fold Games) and Jonathon Wilson (Pocket Money Games) to answer the …

LD001 - Level Design Mysteries Panel at EGX Rezzed 2019

April 18th, 2019


In this first of a series of podcasts on level design we present a live panel at this year's EGX Rezzed Games Convention in London's Tobacco Dock as part of the Fringe Theatre sessions. 

We discuss the mastery and …

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