The Fourth Player - Ep.61 A PEStastic Unsung GotY Christmas

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The Fourth Player presents the PAX panel:

What they wont tell you about working in video games.


We are a videogame podcast from the mouths and minds of people from the land of the videogame. We are a collection of current and former developers, publishers, journalists and players who talk about the games we love and loathe.

—The Fourth Player


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Episode 60

Paul, Nathan & Max are joined by former PC PowerPlay editor now game dev Tim Best to discuss how scope & time is balanced when making a game.

Episode 59

Eve Beauregard joins the The Fourth Player team to talk about Massive Chalice, Valkyria Chronicles in addition to her work with the chairty Medic.

Episode 58

The Fourth Player team is joined by Nick Hagger of Robot Circus, freelance Journalist Patrick Stafford and James Kozanecki of Surprise Attack to discuss what they won’t tell you about working in the games industry.

Episode 57.5

Part 2 of  our special PAX AUS 2014 coverage, starring the one and only Nathan ‘ElPrez’ Cocks.


Meet the boys


Paul “Hoops” Houlihan worked in Public Relations for publishers including THQ, Capcom and Sega. He now writes about games, plays boardgames and basketball. All awkwardly.


Ben Abbott worked as a game developer in everything from QA to Producer for studios including Rockstar North, Real Time Worlds, Atari and Bluetongue.
Nathan 'ElPrez' Cocks


Nathan “Space Wizard” Cocks has been writing about videogames for over a decade for outlets including PC PowerPlay, Hyper Magazine, Official PlayStation Magazine and Games.On.Net

Max 'dshban' Laughton

Max “dshban” Laughton has been playing and thinking critically about videogames his entire life and is a co-host of popular podcast, Smart Wrestling Fan.


Thoughts and musings in written form from the guys.


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