GRAVITATIONS a game created by the players

Gravitations is a space and gravity themed puzzle game where all of the missions are created by players. In this interview, Michael Stratford, one of its developers, talks about the experience of designing a complete new way of playing. Michael works at JLOOP, a small company location in Long Beach, California. They usually work with clients, … Read moreGRAVITATIONS a game created by the players

Tessallation – A Puzzle Game

How would you describe yourself? David Bayzer, Sean Cannata, Graham Gilreath, Christopher Klein, Kristen Lambert, and Eric Spevacek are the developers of  Tessallation. They describe themselves as a people who like making the games people enjoy. That’s how Tessallation came to life.   What can you tell us about the development of the game? We … Read moreTessallation – A Puzzle Game

A Group Puzzle Game: Clockwork

Mike Ren, an Independent Game Developer living in Brooklyn, NYC developed Clockwork a group puzzle game designed for the Grasshopper Round Table. Keep reading to get to know him and his experience! Can you tell us something about yourself? I’ve got a taste for making unique experiences on new technologies and platforms. You can find me at … Read moreA Group Puzzle Game: Clockwork

Game Development and Coding for Children (90% OFF)

What if instead of just playing games and watching TV, your kids could actually make THEIR OWN games and animated stories?

This course is aimed for kids between 8 and 16 and they’ll learn how to make simple games, stories and animation using Scratch, a visual programming platform for children created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Scratch makes it very simple for kids to understand basic coding concepts and to make their creations come true by just dragging and dropping elements and connecting them with each other. It is highly visual, interactive and fun!

The course is project-based, this means we’ll work though out actual examples that you can modify and play with afterwards.

  1. Cat in Desert
  2. Wizard Boy
  3. Zombie Farm
  4. Ocean Story
  5. Halloween Game

What your kids will learn in this course:

  • Using intuitive building blocks to visually craft simple web games, stories and animations.
  • Grasping programming concepts such as conditions and loops. Taught with a project-based methodology.
  • Make their creations interactive for the users.
  • Share their games and animations so that other people can play and modify them.
  • Most importantly, understand how simple it is to make their creative ideas a reality in today’s world.

https://academy.zenva.com

“Go To Hell Dave” – A Game of Strange Puzzles

Ben Burns & Alex Byrom, the Creative Director of Falchion Games tell us about how a chat between two friends turned into the game “Go To Hell Dave” in this post. The story behind our company Falchion Games My name’s Ben Burns and I’m one half of an indie studio based in Stoke-on-Trent, England called ‘Falchion … Read more“Go To Hell Dave” – A Game of Strange Puzzles

Keep Battles – a Passionate Gamers Creation

Roger Billingsley and his wife are the developers of Keep Battles an iOS game by Rabbit Games. Rabbit Games is a husband and wife team dedicated to making games that we both think are fun to play. According to Roger: “I do all of the programming and artwork and my wife works on the music. We are … Read moreKeep Battles – a Passionate Gamers Creation

Urban Hermit Games presents Travelogue

Let’s get to know Nicholas Guttenberg “The Hermit” a little better. In this post he talks to us about the creative process of his game Travelogue. Can you tell us something about yourself? I’m a physicist trying to get into making games in my spare time. Urban Hermit Games is a four-person studio in Oregon – we’re … Read moreUrban Hermit Games presents Travelogue