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I am a recent graduate from the Indiana University School of Informatics. Just like most recent graduates I have a plethora of ideas that haven't been stifled by experience, and would love to introduce the world to these ideas. Unlike most recent graduates who set out to find a “comfy” job at some game studio, I have decided to take a chance on my own ability to create and deliver games.

 

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Posted by Evan Combs on Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:30:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie
After a long time of thinking about blogging, but never having anything to blog about. I finally have something to say, as now I have my own little Kickstarter baby.



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Comment In: [News - 11/17/2014 - 05:56]

There is merit to listening ...

There is merit to listening to your audience, but at the end of the day your audience is most likely the least likely people to know what they want. If all you do is listen to your audience you will end up just making an exact clone of another game ...

Comment In: [News - 11/14/2014 - 05:18]

Forced politicization of any art ...

Forced politicization of any art form is wrong, and should be avoided.

Comment In: [News - 11/03/2014 - 08:20]

If you are looking at ...

If you are looking at the mainstream for innovation you are looking in the wrong place. When it comes to entertainment it is almost always the little guys who push innovation, not the big guys. For example, it was the ABA not the NBA who first instituted the three point ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/03/2014 - 03:43]

For number 1, there is ...

For number 1, there is a bit of a simple solution. Style, materials, and branding can replace hard statistics. Different materials have different strengths and weaknesses that can be known, different styles, of say a sword, provides different strengths and weakness, and different makers of the weapons make weapons of ...

Comment In: [News - 10/29/2014 - 07:08]

It is rather simple. Microsoft ...

It is rather simple. Microsoft sees itself as a software company. It dabbles with some hardware stuff on the side in order to get its software into customer hands, but it is just a software company. Since movies and TV are not software it has no place in Microsoft as ...

Comment In: [News - 10/27/2014 - 07:12]

Agreed, I predict Microsoft is ...

Agreed, I predict Microsoft is going to make up for some of the lost ground. r n r nAlthough, I do not agree with the Nintendo part.