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Shakka And Pals

Mixer streamer ShakkaPanda along with his co-host Ben Burnes discuss content creation, interview streamers, content creators and game industry professionals. Take a look behind the green screen as we talk video games, gaming culture, live-streaming and content creation!

Apr 1, 2020

It's Harder Than You Think

This time Shakka & Ben discuss the tendency to underestimate how hard professional creative work can be. Sometimes it's wise to stop and take a look at the reality of how gnarly this lifestyle can really be, this can help manage our expectations and prepare us for the challenges ahead as a creative professional. Let's...


Apr 1, 2020

This week Ben & Shakka discuss the value of changing up your creative outlets from time to time! Sometimes we struggle with our creative work, call it artist's block, burnout, whatever... Sometimes we just need to change our perspective & try something new, then we often find ourselves refreshed and ready to return to...


Mar 11, 2020

Raising Your Rates

This time we discuss raising the amount you charge for creative work! Figuring out how much to charge for your art, or how to raise your prices over time, is a really intimidating thing and is worth a good deep dive! Let's...


Feb 26, 2020

This time we talk about getting clear about where to focus your attention in a world of choices. There's so many social media platforms, so many places you can invest tons of time and each could meaningfully help your work, so where do you spend your limited time? Let's...


Jan 29, 2020

Music in Games

This time we discuss how music influences the experience of gaming and storytelling. The power of music to set mood, communicate and story tell is incredible. Ben shares his insights on this fascinating subject and some thought about the production of game music too!

Show Notes:

Making The Color Jumper Soundtrack: