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Michael Hartman's Blog


President & CEO of Frogdice, an independent game studio foudned in 1996.


We make free to play online games and casual downloadable games.


Threshold RPG - F2P online - 17 year old text MUD/RPG with required RP.


Coin 'n Carry - F2P online - social, casual game off-Facebook. You are a medieval shopkeeper who plays mini-games to earn resources, crafts items, and sells them in a shop you upgrade and build on. Collect pets and servants along the way while helping your friends.


Tower of Elements - downloadable game - match 3, tower defense, RPG hybrid.


Dungeon of Elements - downloadable game - RPG dungeon crawler with Dr. Mario (tm) / Tetris (tm) style combat. Release: April/May 2013.


Michael Hartman's Comments

Comment In: [News - 03/21/2016 - 01:21]

If things follow the usual ...

If things follow the usual trend, PAX East is in March next year this year it is in April . It would be nice if they moved it up to avoid the two conventions being right on top of each other like they have been many times in the past ...

Comment In: [News - 11/23/2015 - 04:02]

I feel like ARCOMAGE from ...

I feel like ARCOMAGE from Might and Magic 7 and 8 really needs to be in here. r n r n r n r nIt might be the only in-game video game minigame that was so good it was eventually sold separately as a stand alone game. r n r ...

Comment In: [News - 03/02/2015 - 12:00]

That uncapped 5 royalty is ...

That uncapped 5 royalty is a back breaker. r n r nIf your studio cannot raise a few thousand dollars for some Unity, photoshop, and Maya licenses, should you really be making a game to clutter up the Steam/app stores r n r nIt isn 't just the money aspect ...

Comment In: [News - 05/15/2013 - 03:51]

That was the sentence I ...

That was the sentence I most objected to in the article for the exact same reason. r n r nWell said, Robert.

Comment In: [News - 08/18/2014 - 03:27]

Hahahahaha. r n r nIt ...

Hahahahaha. r n r nIt is funny that you think the PC market is going to be any different. r n r nWhat you see in mobile/iTunes is a preview of what you are going to see on PC/Steam unless something changes... FAST.

Comment In: [News - 08/07/2014 - 06:14]

hahahahaha r n r nGreat ...

hahahahaha r n r nGreat post.