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Ryan Sumo's Blog

 

I am a freelance artist making games in the Philippines.  I'm currently working on a allegorical political strategy game called Party Animals

 

 

 

 

Member Blogs

Posted by Ryan Sumo on Wed, 28 May 2014 10:25:00 EDT in Design, Indie
I talk about how I found the right visual metaphor for our game.


Posted by Ryan Sumo on Sat, 10 May 2014 05:20:00 EDT in Art, Indie
I outline why I chose hand drawn animation over puppet animation and do a quick tutorial of my animation process.


Posted by Ryan Sumo on Tue, 06 May 2014 10:52:00 EDT in Design, Indie
I take you through the worldbuilding process of Party Animals, throw in a little history, and hope that it's not too boring.


Posted by Ryan Sumo on Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:31:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
The second part of my Bitsummit recap, where I offer more practical advice for anyone hoping to attend Bitsummit or similar events in the future.


Posted by Ryan Sumo on Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:23:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
I offer practical advice for anyone hoping to attend Bitsummit or similar events in the future.


Posted by Ryan Sumo on Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:18:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Indie
I talk about the origins of the new game I'm working on, and how awesome Bitsummit is for developers in our region.



Ryan Sumo's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 05/28/2014 - 10:25]

Thanks Kenneth. To be honest ...

Thanks Kenneth. To be honest we were quite worried that anyone would be interested in such a niche topic as satirical 3rd world political strategy game so everytime someone pops up and says they 're interested in it we 're delighted. When you have the time do check out our ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/28/2014 - 01:52]

Excellent article. we 're certainly ...

Excellent article. we 're certainly using many of those strategies in developing Party Animals, most notably by Attempted differentiation based off thematic genre . Here 's hoping it works out.

Comment In: [Blog - 05/14/2014 - 11:09]

I felt like that about ...

I felt like that about my freelance art gigs. now that i 'm making my own game it 's more emotional. In some ways that 's worse. I envy you

Comment In: [Blog - 05/10/2014 - 05:20]

Yeah you should definitely give ...

Yeah you should definitely give Spriter a try when you have time. They have a free demo and the full product is only 25 so it 's not a lot to pay for some very useful software.

Comment In: [Blog - 05/09/2014 - 12:15]

As a Filipino in the ...

As a Filipino in the Philippines, I have to say that Rami is 100 correct about the ability to speak and understand English being an enormous advantage. In fact, there 's an economic advantage, as shown in this Freakonomics post: r n r n But the real potential for increased ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/07/2014 - 04:50]

It would seem that the ...

It would seem that the issue is that they were bought out by 2k and the economics changed everything. Has there been any in depth reporting on the rise and fall of GoD heh.