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Shakka And Pals

Welcome to the Shakka And Pals podcast page! Each week Shakka and Machen interview interesting streamers, content creators & videogame industry professionals to get a peek behind the green-screen and see what goes into making videogames and videogame content!

Aug 21, 2019

This week Shakka & Ben talk about how the myth that there's not enough can sabotage you & how to defeat it! There's a lot of fear & scarcity thinking in the content creation world, this can lead to believing the myth that the world of a content creator is run by a "Zero Sum Game", where for you to win, someone...

Aug 7, 2019

Don't Be A Jerk Too

This week we discuss the dangers of feeding the trolls & talk Mixer news! First we briefly touch on the exciting news about Ninja coming to Mixer! Our main topic this week was sparked by the recent drama around Ooblets which brings up the interesting topic of PR and responding to the your audience and the market wisely...

Jul 31, 2019

Monetize Your Content

This week Ben and Shakka talk about the recent changes on Mixer regarding the spark payouts, embers etc. then dive DEEP into content monetization for creators of all kinds. This is a big subject that is commonly very misunderstood, we're excited to get into this topic with you! Let's discuss! :)



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Jul 17, 2019

You Are A Role Model

This week we discuss a creator's responsibility to model behavior for their communities as they grow. Whether we like it or not, our actions do lay the cultural foundation for our community. As strange as it is we must accept that we do influence, in some way or another, our community & really anybody that consumes our...

Jul 10, 2019

Creative Conversations

This week Ben and Shakka catch up a bit after Ben's vacation and discuss a variety of creative topics like Ben's new game, crafting difficulty as a game dev, iteration, the power of sketches, Shakka's Brute Force Google technique and more! Lots of good stuff in this one, enjoy my friends! <3


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