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Podcast: Vicarious to Velan, with Guha Bala | GI Live Online

Download the audio version of our interview to hear the long-running developer's journey from indie to AAA and back again

For the next few weeks, we'll be delivering audio versions of some of the best sessions from our recent GI Live: Online event.

This week, our head of games B2B Chris Dring speaks to Guha Bala, co-founder of Vicarious Visions and Velan Studios, the team behind Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit and the upcoming dodgeball multiplayer outing Knockout City.

The episode explores Bala's career, starting as an indie developer before leading AAA teams at Vicarious Visions, and his eventual return to independence, as well as his advice on finding the magic in your game concept.

You can also watch the full session on our YouTube channel.

You can listen to our latest episode in the player above, subscribe to our directly here. It is also available via Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, Player FM, TuneIn and other widely-used podcast platforms.

Don't forget to check out the latest episodes of The Game Developers' Playlist and The Five Games Of, all episodes of which are on the same podcast feed.

Our latest regular news show can be found here.

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