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Cody Thompson of Jellyfish Game Studios

 We speak to Cody Thompson, founder of Jellyfish Game Studios (formerly Gold Nugget Games) whose debut game 'Vamp on the Batwalk' funded on Kickstarter in 2019.

Cody tells us how he got inspired to launch a publishing company, what he learned from his first Kickstarter campaign and what the future has in store for Jellyfish Game Studios.

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