Broken Magic Jumper

A couple of weekends ago was the 2012 Triangle Game Jam. Our theme of the jam was to generate game titles by madlibs: everyone contributed a list of 5 adjectives, 5 nouns, and 5 verb stems, and a program generated random game names from them. From there, we pitched ideas…

Hubert's Safari Adventure: Development Diary

1/28/2011 6:00 PM We just finished hearing the keynote given by Keita Takahashi.  Just like his games…it was different.  Seems like a guy that would be interesting to hang out with.  We’re now forming our groups.  The theme this year is "Extinction".  Awesome,…

Hubert's Safari Adventure

The Global Game Jam 2011 has ended.  I present to you the labors of me and my team.  The theme this year was “Extinction”, which I’m happy to say I loved.  I was very happy that the group organizing the global game jam finally figured out they need to…

The Art of the 48 Hour Game

The idea isn’t new, a few people get together one weekend with a common goal; make a game in 48 hours. I have game jams on the mind because the Global Game Jam is this weekend. So I thought I might do a post on hosting and participating in…

Warriors of Elysia

At Emergent, one of our customers, Creative Edge Studios, has released the trailer for their new game “Warriors of Elysia” that they’re working on. Dan comes by my office this morning holding a thumb drive and telling me, “Stop whatever you’re doing and watch this!”. “Dude, turn up…

Natal Arcade

Does anyone remember Nick(elodeon) Arcade? I think they must have used a a physical area for the users to move in, but I wonder if an intrepid game programmer could use Project Natal to pull off a similar…but hopefully a lot more entertaining effect. The whole additive spacial…