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Pallav Nawani's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

I am a game producer, designer, writer, and co-founder of IronCode Gaming, a game development Company based in Noida, India.

I have designed & produced 7 games, including the casual game hit: Pahelika: Secret Legends. Currently we are working on our latest project, KnightHold.

 

Expert Blogs

Posted by Pallav Nawani on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:11:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Art, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
This is the third and the last post in the Blog series ‘Porting an adventure game to mobile: Tips and Pitfalls’. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here.


Posted by Pallav Nawani on Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:07:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
This blog post continues the recounting the issues we faced and the solutions in porting our adventure games to the mobile devices (smartphones and tablets).


Posted by Pallav Nawani on Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:19:00 EST in Programming, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
This is the first of three posts accounting of the technical & design challenges we faced while porting the Pahelika Series (Pahelika: Secret Legends and Pahelika: Revelations), originally windows games, to iOS.


Posted by Pallav Nawani on Tue, 12 Jan 2010 07:05:00 EST in Design
In this post I am going to argue that it is not.


Posted by Pallav Nawani on Tue, 22 Dec 2009 04:57:00 EST in
A look at the game development scenario in India, and an analysis of what needs to be done to move to the next level.



Pallav Nawani's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/08/2015 - 02:15]

So you are saying that ...

So you are saying that the study is not useful because it doesn 't focus on a small subset of games r n r nI beg to differ. It does suggest that the overall gaming landscape is not sexist and does not impact an individual 's beliefs. That is a ...

Comment In: [News - 10/14/2014 - 10:40]

Hope those mini-games work out ...

Hope those mini-games work out for the designer. r n r nOur own 'Pahelika: Revelations ' is full of mini-games. Also, you should play some of the Casual Hidden Object Adventures on websites like BigFish. They 're chock full of minigames.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/09/2014 - 05:10]

Congratulations Always nice to see ...

Congratulations Always nice to see someone make it

Comment In: [Blog - 09/09/2014 - 05:13]

Nice WriteUp. I downloaded Shadow ...

Nice WriteUp. I downloaded Shadow Blade Lite on Android and found it to be an excellent game. Can you comment on the sales on Android vs. those on iOS

Comment In: [Blog - 08/08/2014 - 08:07]

Hello Ralph, r nYes, we ...

Hello Ralph, r nYes, we considered dropping support for iOS 6 too, but weren 't sure about how many users this would exclude. The Pahelika series were our first games on iOS. r n r nWe did get a couple 1-Star reviews for the game crashing, but I guess it ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/08/2014 - 08:56]

I think companies like Gree ...

I think companies like Gree have done a lot of research on this front. It might be instructive to look at their games.