Boxnation Podcast – Episode 1: Pitching a Successful Game With Renee Gittins

By May 8, 2020Buildbox

Today we’re happy to announce the official release our newest show on our Boxnation Podcast! 

Each episode of Boxnation Podcast brings you the latest trends, news, and inspiration from top guests and developers in the gaming industry. In an interview format, Boxnation hopes to entertain you while getting informed on what’s happening in the fascinating and ever-evolving world of games! 

Boxnation Podcast Episode 1: Pitching a Successful Game With Renee Gittins

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In this first episode Renee Gittins, Executive Director of the IGDA, shares her best tips for developers on how to elaborate a perfect pitch to publishers and ways to market your game. Gittins has been featured in the prestigious Forbes magazine as one of the youngest female leaders in the gaming industry. She also owns her own indie game studio, releasing many successful games in the app store, including Potions: A Curious Tale. In this episode, you’ll learn how creating a pitch statement for your game can help with the design. 

“All successful games evoke emotion. If you can tailor your game mechanics, your world design, your characters, and your writing around evoking these emotions, you’ll have a game that is much more compelling that will draw people in.” – Renee Gittins

She also briefly addresses the work that the IDGA is doing in order to help developers facing the current pandemic. Gittins shares her insights on the positive impact the ‘No Code’ movement is providing to developers around the world. She also discusses her career achievements and why she’s become an advocate for diversity in the gaming industry. This episode is part of our Women in Gaming series. 

You can now listen and subscribe to our Boxnation Podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and more! Stay tuned for more episodes soon. 

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Tiana Crump

About Tiana Crump

Tiana Crump is a journalist and social media manager at Buildbox with a passion for inspiring others and driving brand awareness. As a gamer and creator, she enjoys sharing game development insights, tips, and success stories from the Buildbox community.