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Matt Trobbiani

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Hacknet and Wrestledunk Sports with Matt Trobbiani

Live Booleans

In this episode of Live Booleans we chat with the Adelaide indie game developer behind the indie classic, Hacknet and recently released game Wrestledunk Sports, Matt Trobbiani. Together we discuss Matt's transition to game development and success with Hacknet; game testing and the Hacknet community; the challenges of games certification; Wrestledunk Sports and so so much more! Guest: Matt Trobbiani - @Orann Follow us on Twitter @LiveBooleans

1hr 3mins

12 Oct 2021

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Geek Salad Classic Interview Series: Matt Trobbiani (Hacknet)

Geek Salad

All the hacking, none of the jail time. We go Beyond the Game trailer of Hacknet an intriguing terminal-based game or as they call it a “hacking simulator” that uses actual UNIX commands. We spoke with Matt Trobbiani who developed the game about what players can expect when they immerse themselves in his world.


10 May 2021

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Episode 34: Matt Trobbiani (Hacknet, Wrestledunk Sports)

Dev Diary

Matt Trobbiani is considered one of the great minds in the Australian Game Dev ecosphere, but like everyone, the adventure starts somewhere and is riddled with bumps on the road. Matt joins Paul for the latest episode of Dev Diary to talk all about his journey, Hacknet, Game Jams, and the road ahead for himself and the upcoming Wrestledunk Sports! Follow Paul and submit your ideas for future guests on TwitterVisit the Player2 Website and the Player2 Youtube Channel where you can also follow his written and video exploits including reviews, feature pieces and shows such as Patched, The Insider and Gamer SchoolFind out more at https://dev-diary.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast. Try Pinecast for free, forever, no credit card required. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-1862be for 40% off for 4 months, and support Dev Diary.

1hr 57mins

25 Mar 2020

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Matt Trobbiani (Wrestledunk Sports) & Pokémon's impossible legacy


Matt Trobbiani joins us to talk about Team Fractal Alligator's latest game Wrestledunk Sports the game that features a collection of tight sports games that are quick to get in to but full of responsive gameplay. Wrestledunk Sports is a follow up to Matt's widely successful tittle Hacknet, Matt told Fiona and Mitch about the new direction he has taken his development. There are few games franchises that have a longer lasting legacy that the Pokemon series however it seems that Gamefreak themselves are having trouble living up to the expectations of their dedicated fan base. With calls for boycotts and death threats hurled at the developer, the fanbase of Pokémon seems to be at war with itself. We take you through this story and bring you the lows and the highs of the release of Pokémon Sword & Shield. ‍Pixel Sift is produced by Scott Quigg, Sarah Ireland, Fiona Bartholomaeus & Mitch Loh. Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer. Thanks to Salty Dog Sounds for some of our promo music this week. SPONSOR: Thank you to Murdoch University School of Arts for their support over every single episode of Pixel Sift. We couldn't have done it without you. If you want to bolster your skills in media, journalism or game development, check out the Murdoch University School of Arts website for more information!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


15 Nov 2019

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Matt Trobbiani (Team Fractal Alligator)

Game Hugs

Matt Trobbiani is an indie game designer and developer, and head at Team Fractal Alligator. Matt created Hacknet, a critically received and popular game released in 2015, which saw players taking on the role of a hacker, penetrating systems, avoiding detection, and madly typing realistic commands in to a virtual console interface. Join Matt and our host Jason Imms as they took some time for an interview during the otherwise hectic Game Connect Asia Pacific conference, and hear Matt's thoughts on burnout, the pressures of success, and what it takes to get noticed in a saturated marketplace.


15 Jan 2018