Category Archives: Gaming

10 Ways to Prep for a Game Jam

The dust has settled on LDJAM 41, for which I made the rage-inducing Flappy Blocks in 48 hours. I learned a lot, and thought it was only fair to share. So here is my Top 10 List Of Things That You … Continue reading

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Flappy Bird + Tetris = ???

For LDJAM41 I made Flappy Blocks, a mashup of Flappy Bird and Tetris-style gameplay. You can play it in your browser here. The theme was, “Combine 2 incompatible genres.” I think I succeeded. All the strategy of Tetris, plus all … Continue reading

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6 ways to improve 2D jumping

In Platformer Mixtape 2010, I parodied several games including the excellent Super Meat Boy. This meant getting the jumping physics “just so”, or the game would be crap. This is a collection of my thoughts on what makes a good … Continue reading

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Back on the scene

I made a dumb game called ‘Platformer Mixtape 2010‘ for the Meta Game Jam, and you can play it in your browser here. More than anything else, this project is to establish that, hey, I’m back! I’m developing full-time for … Continue reading

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