“There were dudes with AK, Tec-9’s, shooting it out with the cops. That’s how it was when I was growing up in Miami. There were places where you wouldn’t even go to.” – Leo Gonzalez”
Leo Gonzalez is the co-founder of GoDemics, an external development studio that works with top studios around the world delivering AAA experiences. In this episode, we dive into the background of my partner-in-crime and learn how GoDemics came to be.
Topics discussed in this episode:
0:00 About Leo Gonzalez
2:33 What is GoDemics?
8:29 The true Miami
11:58 Getting outside your hometown
15:47 Military background and how it applies to game dev
21:31 Generational differences with working hard
24:20 Remote working empowering side hustles
30:00 consistencies before a layoff happens
34:12 a entrepreneur is born
43:06 What is an office playground good for?
58:22 Online education have changed everything for game dev
1:04:49 The IT department and its importance nowadays
1:07:25 Stadia and the Pandemic’s first layoff
1:13:34 Cyberpunk and the PC release experience