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Posted by Jim McGinley on Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:21:00 EDT in Production, Indie
I knew better than to add a network card to my 10 year old PC... or do I?


Posted by Jim McGinley on Mon, 17 Oct 2011 12:38:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
One man continues to expose the internals of IndieCade 2011. Second in a incredible three part series. Gamasutra expert blog exclusive.


Posted by Jim McGinley on Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:23:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
Risking life and limb, one man poses as a finalist at IndieCade 2011 to bring you the inside scoop. First in a three part series. Gamasutra expert blog exclusive.


Posted by Jim McGinley on Thu, 24 Mar 2011 02:46:00 EDT in
Depsite GDCVault obsolescence, one man continues his bias GDC 2011 coverage. Randy expresses, Michael depresses, and I take far too long creating these blog posts.


Posted by Jim McGinley on Tue, 08 Mar 2011 01:37:00 EST in Production
One man attends the Meatboy postmortem and finds it extremely easy to believe how hard they worked.


Posted by Jim McGinley on Fri, 04 Mar 2011 03:10:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design
After downing thick porridge, one man returns to GDC 2011 full. Finds augmented reality attainable, facebook competition unbeatable, and balls.



Jim McGinley's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 08/15/2013 - 06:43]

A huge amount of speedbumps ...

A huge amount of speedbumps compared to what... r nFlash Unreal A homegrown engine in C r nI 'm unsure what you 're recommending as an alternative.

Comment In: [News - 04/24/2013 - 05:42]

Greg, you make some compelling ...

Greg, you make some compelling points. r nDo I sense... a discussion r n r n AS3 rocks as a development language, r nI don 't see the same sentiment leveled at JS/HTML5 on Stackoverflow. r n r nAS1 SUCKED Yet Flash beat all the competition. AS3 is DEFINITELY better ...

Comment In: [News - 03/08/2013 - 05:18]

First I beg to differ ...

First I beg to differ r nhttps://twitter.com/misterbigpants/status/299517101683638272 r nhttps://twitter.com/misterbigpants/status/299934892970631168 r n r nWe opted to record live footage of me playing the game, rather than recording an edited trailer. While your video looks and more importantly SOUNDS much better, we were concerned the Vine community might frown on the pre-recorded ...

Comment In: [Feature - 02/22/2013 - 04:50]

I can 't wait for ...

I can 't wait for an article about making great touchscreen controls.

Comment In: [News - 11/14/2012 - 02:18]

I haven 't tried Unity ...

I haven 't tried Unity 4, so maybe this has changed Out of the box, Unity 's entire pipeline and interface are designed for making 3D games. It does this exceptionally well. As a result, when you 're just starting in Unity, it 's easier to build a 3D game ...

Comment In: [Feature - 10/23/2012 - 04:25]

Learned a lot. The fact ...

Learned a lot. The fact the screenshots in Figure 3A and Figure 3B are reversed indicates I didn 't need to :