Jay Bedeau's Blog
Hi I'm Jay, founder of RIE STUDIOS ; a socially inclined game development studio in the heart of London. I've grown up with games, making them since age 11.
I'd like to invite discussion on a whole array of topics to do with this great artform!
An open letter to Anita Sarkeesian
In an industry that has seen several radical changes to its business models, leaders, revenues and markets; has the industry sold its soul? Discuss.
Is the Bohemian ethic of selfless devotion to art driving the indie movement? Are we amidst a new era of expression? Or will the indie movement fall victim to uninspired cash-spinners?
This is the full and personal story how we became an indie developer. Indie developers are emerging every day in a rainbow of ideas and talent. Maybe some share our story.
Why should anyone be a game designer?
Games havenít always had a good rep in the press. So you may have found yourself asking, why be a game designer. You already love the artform - so what other reasons are there?
Here are three reasons. Do you agr
Jay Bedeau's Comments
[Blog - 07/17/2013 - 01:19]
[Blog - 12/19/2012 - 09:05]
Well said. I don 't ...
Well said. I don 't think that the industry is taking itself seriously on these issues and in the wake of this tragedy it is IMPERATIVE that we voice our concerns. Not as defenders of our profits and franchises but AS DECENT HUMAN BEINGS and MEMBERS OF SOCIETY. r n ...
[Blog - 11/15/2012 - 03:47]
What a response Truer words ...
What a response Truer words have never been spoken. I think you 're well on the mark with the references to the Hacker ethic and AAA - indie cross polination. Mate, I urge you to write a follow-up article.
[Blog - 10/19/2012 - 11:59]
[Blog - 10/07/2012 - 02:09]
Thanks Christian, increasingly there are ...
Thanks Christian, increasingly there are people pushing boundaries. I think we 'll see more of that as technologies change. Everyone is saying it - we 've been in this cycle too long.
[News - 11/03/2011 - 05:21]
As a passionate Sonic fan ...
As a passionate Sonic fan I feel Iizuka isn't really understanding the message at all here. The very reason why Sonic Generations is gathering so much interest is BECAUSE it's focusing on core elements that the fans respected rather than his intention to 'surprise the fans'. In short, Sonic Generations ...