Dev Diary Season One: Brace for Impact

Dev Diary Season One: Brace for Impact

Dev Diary is a documentary series dedicated to capturing video game developers as they develop their games - and all of the personal struggles that accompany game development.

Season one focuses on St. Louis-based indie game development studio Butterscotch Shenanigans and the road to developing and releasing their game Crashlands while one of their team members, and youngest brother, Sam Coster, battles stage 4B lymphoma.

Dev Diary season one was fully shot and produced in St. Louis, Missouri by St. Louis-based production company and development house Forever an Astronaut.

co-created by James Reichmuth and Alessio Summerfield
produced by Dylan Kress, James Reichmuth, and Alessio Summerfield
edited by Cameron Hill

Music by
Sarah Wahoff (https://miwsic.bandcamp.com) in collaboration with Canaan Long (P/T) (https://prehistoricturtlesaurus.bandcamp.com/)
Fat Bard (http://www.fatbardmusic.com/)

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Dev Diary Season One: Brace for Impact

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  • DDS01E01 - Brace for Impact

    Dev Diary is a docu-series focused on showing the personal stories of game developers while they create their games.

    Season one is all about St. Louis-based studio, Butterscotch Shenanigans, and all of the hurdles that the three Coster brothers had to overcome to release their first multi-pla...

  • DDS01E02 - This Ain't Gonna Kill Me

    Dev Diary is a docu-series focused on showing the personal stories of game developers while they create their games.

    In episode two of the first season we learn more about Sam Coster's medical diagnosis and what that means for the studio.

  • DDS01E03 - Sam's Dream Game

    Dev Diary is a docu-series focused on showing the personal stories of game developers while they create their games.

    Crashlands is born and Butterscotch Shenanigans has a mission. This is Sam's dream game.

  • DDS01E04 - Betascotch Shenanigans

    Dev Diary is a docu-series focused on showing the personal stories of game developers while they create their games.

    Crashlands enters beta-testing and Sam gets an immune system transplant. Will the game get a warm reception from the testers? Will Sam's tests come back clean?

  • DDS01E05 - Full Steam Ahead

    Dev Diary is a docu-series focused on showing the personal stories of game developers while they create their games.

    It's release week! Not only is Crashlands releasing, but Butterscotch Shenanigans is doing their first ever multi-platform simultaneous release between mobile devices and deskt...

  • DDS01E06 - And Then...

    Dev Diary is a docu-series focused on showing the personal stories of game developers while they create their games.

    Crashlands is out... now what?