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PR Coordinator at 10tons Ltd., a multiplatform game developer based in Tampere, Finland. http://www.10tons.com/ . BA in Culture and Arts, background in games media and mobile device development.

 

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Posted by Jaakko Maaniemi on Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:24:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Experiences from porting a touch screen / mouse driven game to Ouya microconsole featuring a console style gamepad. A lot of expected issues surfaced, but there were surprises as well.



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Comment In: [Blog - 12/14/2016 - 09:22]

I don 't think having ...

I don 't think having more formal design vocabulary and even tools would greatly hamper creativity, necessarily. One could always opt out of using any of them, or specifically set out to break them. r n r nThe key thing I gained from the article is that for example compared ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/13/2016 - 10:07]

For reference, 10tons is a ...

For reference, 10tons is a 10 developer indie studio from Finland and we release a handful of games each year for Steam, consoles and mobile. The company has been around since 2003 and we 've released 40 games. I 've been doing most of the PR for close to five ...

Comment In: [News - 11/23/2016 - 04:00]

It 's declared as Shared/Split ...

It 's declared as Shared/Split screen. Apparently some Steam customers understand Local multiplayer to mean LAN support, which obviously is technically altogether a different thing. We 've seen this as negative reviews and refunds on our other titles which had Local co-op as feature. We still declare Local co-op on ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/21/2016 - 12:47]

Well, that was embarrassing. Sorry ...

Well, that was embarrassing. Sorry

Comment In: [News - 11/22/2016 - 05:43]

This is a great talk, ...

This is a great talk, and Jake is one of the exactly right people to present it. r n r nI feel pretty strongly this point of view which has a whole lot to do with reality should be oh so much more present in indie games media. The brilliant ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/21/2016 - 12:49]

So... Winter is coming ...

So... Winter is coming