Monthly Archives: May 2010

All systems go and ready for lunch

Those who follow our fanpage (and are unfortunate enough to also be our friends on Facebook) have been recently bombarded with event invitations for the launch event for the first release of our game on June 29.  Lewis and I

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Friday Cinema

Here’s something new: Friday cinema on Saturday! Enjoy this unusual promotion video for a popular casual game.  I only have one thing to say… “Best Tagline Ever!” Share on Facebook

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Shameless Plug

Having business cards on hand is a great technique for getting your name out there – provided you aggressively seek out opportunities for handing them out!  Case in point: I was in Calgary this past long weekend on my annual

Posted in Rants

Friday Cinema

55 minutes early! Hah! This week we’ll have a bit of a change of pace. This is a poem, read by a friend of mine. I think he has an amazing gift for expression. Share on Facebook

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Scheduling an Indie Project

If you’ve ever tried to start a company, you know that one of the hardest aspects is finding time to work on it. As Lewis mentioned in a previous post, most people are too busy trying to feed and shelter

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Overcoming Indie Fatigue

Making an indie game can be difficult, especially if it is your first effort.  I’ve witnessed an unpleasant amount of indie projects that start off strong… and then fade away unfinished.  There are a number of potential reasons.  Certainly one

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Friday Cinema

I learned everything I need to know about cooking from one man: Dave. Share on Facebook

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Sprint 1 complete!

On Friday, Lewis and I finished our very first iteration of combat engine prototype development. It’s pretty rough, but you can attack, win, and lose. We’ve already unearthed a small horde of assumptions and design considerations that will need to

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Friday Cinema

It’s Friday today.  Of course it is.  Why wouldn’t it be? Disclaimer: has some mature content. Viewer discretion is advised. Share on Facebook

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A day at the office

Last weekend, I moved to a new place that is quite a distance away from Lewis. In the spirit of compromise (and taking inspiration from 2D Boy), we decided to meet up in the food court of a local shopping

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