Javier Cabrera's Blog
Javier has been a web design whore for the last 10 years and instead committing suicide he decided to join forces with Carlos to make games. The motto is simple: “Games we used to love brought to the 21st century”. His works have been spotted on CNN Money, Yahoo, and a bunch of other sites that made his customers very rich, famous, and popular with the opposite sex.
Javier also holds a “Master of the Universe Storyteller” degree granted by GOD himself and has been a ninja assassin for the last twenty-five years. He is also the responsible for the game design, coding and story of CYPHER: Cyberpunk text adventure.
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Javier Cabrera's Comments
[News - 03/25/2013 - 11:12]
[Blog - 01/04/2013 - 05:25]
Like you said, a button ...
Like you said, a button color can unexpectedly transformative. Those of us who have been working online for the past 10 years know exactly why most big sites chose certain colors, shapes and spots on their pages to place buttons and product information. I just wish indies could understand this ...
[Feature - 01/03/2013 - 04:35]
We had pretty good press ...
We had pretty good press when we released CYPHER RockPaperShotgun, IndieGames, GameZebo, Kotaku Barzil, UK, USA, PcGamer, TheVerge, etc but because we are down in Argentina we missed all the PR contacts a live event has. r n r nI advice everyone, not only to do what this cool article ...
[News - 01/04/2013 - 04:10]
I have a problem with ...
I have a problem with Kickstarter. While I believe most games will turn out to be awesome, I believe indies have been pushed away from media outlets. We don 't see indies kickstarters anymore, all we see are indies kickstarters if you know what I mean. r n r nMedium-Big ...
[News - 01/03/2013 - 04:08]
I loved The Walking Dead ...
I loved The Walking Dead Games. Just last night I was playing through episode one again and took different choices. Man how cool it is when something like that is done. Makes me want to do something in that line and we probably will . r n r nHave you ...
[Blog - 11/21/2012 - 01:51]
Thanks Joel r n r ...
Thanks Joel r n r nI also think this kind of jobs are getting us more and more into isolation. What worries me is not only our quality of life but the quality of our own products if we spend too much time in the bunker working on our stuff ...