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Steve Fulton is has worked in the web and mobile game industry for the past 17 years.  He spent 15 years at Mattel Toys as developer and development manager for Barbie and Hot Wheels web sites, creating sites and games for a kids' audience. Steve has been an editor for the indie game development blog 8bitrocket.com since 2006. He has co-written two books on web game development: The Essential Guide To Flash Games (2010) and HTML5 Canvas (2011).     An updated 2nd edition of HTML5 Canvas is scheduled for release in 2013. Steve is now the Senior Manager Of Software Development for Mattel Digital Play, steve@8bitrocket.com, or Twitter @fultonbot

 

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Posted by Steve Fulton on Tue, 29 Apr 2014 01:09:00 EDT in Programming
My first BASIC programs were based on the features and limitations of the medium.


Posted by Steve Fulton on Sat, 15 Mar 2014 05:05:00 EDT in Programming, Production, Indie
Mochi Media will disappear in two weeks. It's a sad end for a service that help create the indie, viral, web game industry.


Posted by Steve Fulton on Tue, 07 May 2013 09:33:00 EDT in
Random Game Idea : A Twitter Feed Of Mostly Useless (But Sometimes Not) Fodder To Spark Your Imagination


Posted by Steve Fulton on Mon, 18 Feb 2013 08:04:00 EST in
HTML5 Canvas + Chrome + Webcam = Video Puzzle Of You (demo)


Posted by Steve Fulton on Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:31:00 EST in Design, Smartphone/Tablet
I believe technology has reached the point where "retro" game collections can move beyond mere curious nostalgia, and truly return players to a specific time and place in their past.


Posted by Steve Fulton on Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:25:00 EST in Design, Smartphone/Tablet
While many people have heard of the Jaguar's Tempest 2000 and Alien Vs. Predator, there are very few other games from Atari's post-1984 console output that have been hailed in the hallowed halls of video game history.



Steve Fulton's Comments

Comment In: [News - 08/08/2014 - 07:40]

Save anywhere. ...

Save anywhere.

Comment In: [Feature - 07/31/2014 - 02:00]

Another great example of a ...

Another great example of a younger generation taking the tools supplied to them by an older gen, and doing something unexpected.

Comment In: [News - 07/24/2014 - 08:39]

Or maybe the developers felt ...

Or maybe the developers felt dignity and self-respect by getting paid for their work. Whatever your opinion of this game, it 's valid. However, ignoring the learnings and take-ways from its ' success is not.

Comment In: [News - 07/21/2014 - 02:14]

I played the game and ...

I played the game and it didn 't kill me. It 's a carrot and stick adventure. I won 't say it 's good , but at least it was not the standard match-3/farming simulator I was expecting. Glu Mobile had a similar game not too long ago, without the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/24/2014 - 11:20]

I got the same response ...

I got the same response in 2005 when Adobe came to my work and I told them to support game makers. People make games with Flash they said.

Comment In: [Blog - 04/07/2014 - 06:52]

Great Thanks for this ...

Great Thanks for this