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Andrew Spearin's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Creative Director and Co-Founder of Insurgency, by New World Interactive.

 

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Posted by Andrew Spearin on Mon, 21 Sep 2015 02:00:00 EDT in Design, Indie
A glimpse into the iterative design process, from community request to implementation and iteration based upon playtesting, while striving to create an innovative compass for Insurgency.


Posted by Andrew Spearin on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:46:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online
Hard numbers on how Steam's changes are noticeably working for this indie developer.


Posted by Andrew Spearin on Wed, 02 Mar 2011 08:00:00 EST in Design
Identifying the iPad 2's impact for gaming.


Posted by Andrew Spearin on Tue, 12 Jan 2010 07:30:00 EST in Design
In 'The Auteur Forum: Mechner and Chahi on Inspiration,' I recognize a provocative perspective to accept outside experience as more beneficial when it comes to designing games than experience gathered on the inside. I decided to share my personal example.


Posted by Andrew Spearin on Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:00:00 EST in Design, Production, Art
A photo story of the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 midnight release in Toronto, Canada.


Posted by Andrew Spearin on Sun, 08 Nov 2009 11:27:00 EST in Design
The convergence, acceptance, and treatment of games by the mainstream media shifts from being a novelty of the Tech section, into the Arts.



Andrew Spearin's Comments

Comment In: [News - 02/12/2019 - 05:03]

It happens at private companies ...

It happens at private companies too it happens for the very same reasons stated above. We just never hear about it.


Comment In: [News - 07/13/2018 - 12:00]

Commandos is a great series ...

Commandos is a great series Nice to see a renewed lease on life, and looking forward to what Kalypso and their devs will come up with.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/01/2018 - 03:20]

Thoroughly enjoying your Mafia III ...

Thoroughly enjoying your Mafia III and Six Days insights

Comment In: [News - 05/31/2018 - 04:00]

This is an eerily accurate ...

This is an eerily accurate look at the current state of making games, and sadly seems to be the status quo for some time. This business, craft, vocation, industry, whatever your view of it, is ripe for change.

Comment In: [News - 05/07/2018 - 04:51]

All this study did is ...

All this study did is confirmed that Steam reviews are garbage for actual feedback purposes. r n r nThat 's an extremely counter-productive statement. If that 's your take-away, you should read it again. Steam reviews are one of the most accessible places for feedback that will also have a ...