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Ian Fisch's Blog   Expert Blogs


Ian is a professional programmer and game designer.  He's worked for multiple studios including Gameloft, Pyro, and Sega.   


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Posted by Ian Fisch on Sun, 29 Jul 2012 01:32:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Despite a recent EU court decision, Gamestop's plan to sell 'used' digital games will never get off the ground.

Posted by Ian Fisch on Thu, 18 Mar 2010 11:14:00 EDT in Design
Why videogame characters need to shut the hell up and let me get to the good stuff.

Posted by Ian Fisch on Fri, 16 Oct 2009 02:58:00 EDT in
Why Road Rash's uniqueness is overlooked and why it needs to be remade.

Posted by Ian Fisch on Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:11:00 EDT in Production
Ian presents a theory on why games like "Madworld" which appeal to hardcore players haven't succeeded on the Wii. He talks about what it takes for hardcore games to succeed on the platform and why "The Conduit" may have difficulty doing so.

Ian Fisch's Comments

Comment In: [News - 11/17/2015 - 03:02]

List actually starts at the ...

List actually starts at the 6 minute mark.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/23/2015 - 01:24]

The problem with your game ...

The problem with your game 's camera is that it 's a child object of the ship or at least appears to be . It needs to be constantly lerping to the point it is now, but with a value that lets the ship get displaced a little from the ...

Comment In: [News - 10/22/2015 - 11:28]

@Torben r n r nDon ...

@Torben r n r nDon 't get me wrong. I think Lucky 's Tale could very well be a great platformer, and one that I 'd be happy to play. r n r nBut even if it 's a great game, you 're talking about what 's sure to be ...

Comment In: [News - 10/20/2015 - 03:39]

Yea maybe VR is like ...

Yea maybe VR is like mobile phones...or maybe it 's like the Ouya. r n r nI think mobile phone gaming illustrates the obstacles faced by VR. Gamers are willing to sacrifice a lot for convenience. In the case of mobile games, they were willing to sacrifice responsive controls. r ...

Comment In: [News - 10/19/2015 - 04:10]

God I am soooooo tired ...

God I am soooooo tired of hearing people say just add a donation button . r n r nIf you 've ever sold anything on the internet, you understand why this is not a solution. Some people will donate, but most will not. You 'll end up dealing with tons ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/29/2015 - 01:46]

awesome ...