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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. http://www.thresholdrpg.com

 

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. http://www.coinncarry.com

 

Tower of Elements - downloadable game - match 3, tower defense, RPG hybrid. http://toe.frogdice.com

 

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 - 01/24/2017 - 06:34]

Carbon monoxide poisoning from a ...

Carbon monoxide poisoning from a 3d printer. : An incredibly sad and avoidable tragedy. r n r nIf you or anyone you know has a 3d printer, show them this and convince them to get carbon monoxide detectors and/or keep the 3d printer in a garage or shed. r n ...

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 nhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcomage 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]

The market - THE MARKET ...

The market - THE MARKET - not the industry, not the fucking developers, even - decide how much your game is worth. r n r nThe market is going to be 100 F2P Games with ads soon, and a huge portion of them with celebrity tie-ins like the Kim Kardashian ...