Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Ryan Sumo's Blogs Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:06:12 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Making Metaphors : Using the Itinerary as a Metaphor for Party Animals - by Ryan Sumo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140528/218652/Making_Metaphors__Using_the_Itinerary_as_a_Metaphor_for_Party_Animals.php Design,Indie I talk about how I found the right visual metaphor for our game. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140528/218652/Making_Metaphors__Using_the_Itinerary_as_a_Metaphor_for_Party_Animals.php Wed, 28 May 2014 10:25:00 EDT Why I chose Hand Drawn Animations over Puppet Animations for Party Animals - by Ryan Sumo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140510/217444/Why_I_chose_Hand_Drawn_Animations_over_Puppet_Animations_for_Party_Animals.php Art,Indie I outline why I chose hand drawn animation over puppet animation and do a quick tutorial of my animation process. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140510/217444/Why_I_chose_Hand_Drawn_Animations_over_Puppet_Animations_for_Party_Animals.php Sat, 10 May 2014 05:20:00 EDT Worldbuilding : A Description of Summer Island, its Districts, and Kapitans - by Ryan Sumo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140506/217142/Worldbuilding__A_Description_of_Summer_Island_its_Districts_and_Kapitans.php 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. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140506/217142/Worldbuilding__A_Description_of_Summer_Island_its_Districts_and_Kapitans.php Tue, 06 May 2014 10:52:00 EDT Best Bitsummit Practices part 2 : The Summit! - by Ryan Sumo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140316/213257/Best_Bitsummit_Practices_part_2__The_Summit.php 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. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140316/213257/Best_Bitsummit_Practices_part_2__The_Summit.php Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:31:00 EDT Best Bitsummit Practices part 1 : Preparation - by Ryan Sumo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140311/212790/Best_Bitsummit_Practices_part_1__Preparation.php Business/Marketing,Indie I offer practical advice for anyone hoping to attend Bitsummit or similar events in the future. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140311/212790/Best_Bitsummit_Practices_part_1__Preparation.php Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:23:00 EDT Hey Party Animals! - by Ryan Sumo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140305/212285/Hey_Party_Animals.php 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. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RyanSumo/20140305/212285/Hey_Party_Animals.php Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:18:00 EST