Triangle Game Jam 2010

The Global Game Jam 2011 happens later this month and I’m really excited.  A few months ago we had our local Triangle Game Jam for the 4th year in a row.  It went pretty well, the theme was “blocks” this time. Against my better judgment I decided to make…

Falcon Punch

We play a lot of Super Smash Brothers Brawl during lunch around here, and occasionally after work there’s additional smashing. I walked in today to find this poster up on the wall, figured I would share since it was so awesome.…

DICE: Design Outside the Box

This presentation from DICE by Jesse Schell is pretty insightful. The talk is about how humanity has become dissociated with reality over the years but because of this it leads us to desiring things that exist outside of our memory cards and hard drives. Things that we consider more real,…

WPF: Heat Maps

So awhile ago I thought, “Wouldn’t it be cool to do heat maps in WPF?”.  Well I started playing around with the idea and immediately was side tracked with how terrible shaders were in WPF 😄 Which of course lead to me creating the WPF ShaderEffect Generator project. Now that…

Global Game Jam 2010 (Part 1)

[Possessed: The Turing Deception] This was our team's game! It was a lot of work but a lot of fun as always. Here is my team as well as the progress log for our game 😊 Team Nick Darnell Scott Jacobs Harrison Moore Michael Noland Alex Park Nolan Walker Progress Log…

Coming Soon: Global Game Jam 2010

The 2010 Global Game Jam starts in just 12 days. I love doing game jams and can’t wait for this one to start. If you’ve ever wanted to break into the game industry, there’s a lot of things you should be doing. The best of those things…