James Coote's Blog
Founder and game developer at Crystalline Green Ltd.
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Experiments and experiences of using eye tracking technology from the recent Rolling Eye game jam
Exploring social awkwardness through games
Nintendo plan to create a new "Quality of Life" platform. But what sort of things can a games company like Nintendo bring to the world of fitness and healthcare, and why should we, as an industry, care?
My impressions of the id@london event for Xbox One indie developers
As next gen consoles vie for supremacy, the debate over which is "most indie friendly" has become corrosive and unhealthy. They all have their pros and cons
Sony court indies and set out self publishing "the playstation way" at their Developer Open Day in London
James Coote's Comments
[Blog - 04/30/2015 - 01:01]
Totally agree. Read a great ...
Totally agree. Read a great article a couple of years back which basically said exactly the same thing but for books/ literary world. r n r nMy issue is more that the tools available to me as an indie make it difficult to reach audiences and niches beyond the traditional ...
[News - 04/29/2015 - 04:11]
Maybe a better system would ...
Maybe a better system would have been valve taking their 30 cut, then up to the developers to decide what cut of the remainder they take and what goes to the mod maker.
[News - 04/28/2015 - 03:07]
OUYA might get bought out ...
OUYA might get bought out for their tech - rebrand the store and stick it in your Android-powered TV set. r n r nI guess wait and see what happens, but if they do go, I 'll be very sad, as I invested a significant chunk of my life into ...
[Blog - 04/09/2015 - 01:36]
@Duvelle r n r nJust ...
@Duvelle r n r nJust go back to pro-controller, maybe with motion-control inside, and sell the gamepad as an optional extra. Make current Wii U gamepads also work with the new device. Only hardcore fans are going to buy old, backward-compatible titles from Wii U era anyway. r n r ...
[News - 04/10/2015 - 07:12]
VOIP works great in games ...
VOIP works great in games that let players self-moderate, and is tied into how you cultivate your community. If you allow players to create their own sub-groups and communities within your game by giving them the tools, then voice works great For example, in counterstrike, people have to pay for ...
[Blog - 04/06/2015 - 01:43]
My experience has been that ...
My experience has been that WiiU is easier to get on than Xbox or PS4, but that might just be the down to the specifics of how I went about it