Game developer oliver william walker talking about getting into game development and having bipolar disorder

Episode 68: A beginning in game dev and life with bipolar: Interview with Oliver William Walker

 

Oliver William Walker designs games at Just Add Water. He mets Robin to talk about his career, from college, through university, experiments with games, networking, and moving into the real world of work.

Robin met Oliver at EGX, where he was participating in a ‘disabilities in the gaming industry panel’ as Oliver has bipolar disorder. The two touch on how employers can make life easier for anyone with any kind of mental disorder.

Remember kids! Everyone is different and your needs may vary, but all employers can do more to help.

Whether you want to find out how to get into the gaming industry, how to support your team or get some support for yourself, or are just plain nosey, this one’s for you. Listen below or find us on iTunes, Spotify, and Radio Public.

MORE FROM OLIVER

Check out Oliver’s site and play some games for free! – https://oliverwilliamwalker.co.uk/

Follow Oliver on Twitter – https://twitter.com/olivergamedev

Listen to the session from EGX – https://soundcloud.com/user-240178044/disabilities-in-the-games-industry

 

JUST ADD WATER

Find out more about Just Add Water (and check out the ‘careers’ tab) – http://www.jawltd.com/

Follow JAW Ltd on twitter – https://twitter.com/jawltd

 

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Robin Bates is a 40 year old manchild who somehow ended up in charge of Coaching for Geeks. He has a penchant for gaming, dressing up, music festivals, and the Oxford comma. He is a terrible typist despite many hours playing Typing of the Dead.
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