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Thomas Happ's Blog


Tom Happ, author of the indie Metroidvania game, Axiom Verge. Works at Petroglyph the rest of the time.

Follow my twitter feed @AxiomVerge.


Thomas Happ's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 09/15/2015 - 02:50]

I think you hit the ...

I think you hit the nail on the head... Hopefully there comes a time when it booms again and we can be the ones folks misguidedly expect to emulate 3 years later.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/17/2015 - 02:01]

When I was at EA ...

When I was at EA circa 2005-2008, crunch was literally a planned part of the schedule that happened every spring/summer. Of course you never meet what you scheduled so more crunch would have to be added to what you budgeted the previous fall.

Comment In: [News - 07/17/2015 - 04:00]

Remember how back in 2008 ...

Remember how back in 2008 there was this company-wide self-congratulatory tone about how EA was bucking its reputation for relying on cash cows and taking risks on Dead Space and Mirrors Edge Why did nothing else ever come of that

Comment In: [Blog - 07/06/2015 - 01:34]

Video games , Medium , ...

Video games , Medium , Art , etc. are just words. Just try to make things you enjoy making.

Comment In: [News - 06/26/2015 - 04:01]

I 'm totally fine with ...

I 'm totally fine with them saving their Kickstarter earnings for a rainy day. Just make a polished core product.