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Hi! My name is James. I see myself as an under educated school drop-out that has been working on different video games since 1999 for fun as well as professional. I am said to be a provocative and chaotic artist with a strong desire of expressing things that move me and doing so with a pretty relentless positive attitude.

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In a time where collected data increasingly shapes how we create games I would like to offer my thoughts on how this same data is invoking it's own reality on how games are to be created.

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Comment In: [News - 10/02/2018 - 12:58]

While some of chase analytics ...

While some of chase analytics others try to learn the skill of communicating this 'soul ' of their work. It 's a tough road because once you hand it out and get judged, it 's bad if the statistic was 'wrong ' but hurts a lot more if folks try ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/18/2018 - 10:20]

Greenlight failed to be the ...

Greenlight failed to be the place where developers have a 'safe zone ' to getting feedback from the steam community. To me, the discovery 2.0 update was a soft punch in the face of small and solo developers that choose to put their efforts into making the games and can ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/01/2018 - 10:18]

I came here for info ...

I came here for info on the topic of potential-gambling targeted to younger audiences and got name dropping that smells strange. Are you affiliated with those people in any way

Comment In: [Blog - 10/01/2018 - 10:18]

This happens to larger companies ...

This happens to larger companies too I 've been on projects that were developed for 4 years and then got 'iced ' because fresh leaders trusted numbers more than their employees. In such cases 60 people get that choice made for them and you don 't get to show what ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/06/2013 - 08:00]

I 'm a big fan ...

I 'm a big fan of freaky trailers and am doing so. I call it creating a feel, giving out something to react on. And video is a different medium than games are therefore should be treated as separate form of presentation or may even be part of the 'product ...