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E. Zachary Knight's Blog

 

I am an indepedent game developer with Divine Knight Gaming, founder and chief editor of Oklahoma Game Development and a web developer. In my game development, I work with HaxeFlixel to create cross platform games for Linux, Mac, Windows and Web platforms. I am currently working on a series of action adventure games with the first being Shattered Star: Prelude. 

Follow me on Twitter @ezknight @dk_gaming @OKGameDevs @RustyOutlook

 

Member Blogs

Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:55:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
The Library of Congress released its latest round of exemptions to the DMCA's anti-circumvention clause. This process is completely pointless and ineffective.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:30:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
Sleep and sanity? No need for that here. Check out our experience at Super! BitCon as we made a game while visitors got to play games


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:52:00 EST in Production, Indie
There are a LOT of tools available for game developers. This is the list of tools we use.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 EDT in
In which I publicly state my opposition to bullying and harassment in the games industry.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:41:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Indie
This is why these guys are my game dev heroes.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:35:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
Despite our bafflement, Let's Play videos are an extremely controversial issue. Here is our perspective.



E. Zachary Knight's Comments

Comment In: [News - 11/19/2020 - 07:25]

Technically, format shifting media with ...

Technically, format shifting media with any form of DRM or copy protection is a violation of the DMCA. While the issue has been pretty moot for ripping CDs to MP3s, doing the same for DVDs, Bluray, or games is still legally grey, if not outright banned due to the DMCA. ...

Comment In: [News - 09/21/2020 - 09:22]

One interesting aspect of Microsoft ...

One interesting aspect of Microsoft buying Bethesda is the price. It was bought for 7.5b. That is a lot of money, but only 3 times what MS paid for Mojang to get Minecraft. A single game. A full fledge publishing company is only worth 3 times that of a single ...

Comment In: [News - 06/02/2020 - 03:49]

I can 't figure out ...

I can 't figure out which is worse. This comment or the fact that three people liked it. r n r nBlack people, among many other minorities, are often overlooked, and often actively screened out of, the hiring process. They are subject to discrimination in the work place. r n ...

Comment In: [News - 04/22/2020 - 01:02]

Isn 't this one of ...

Isn 't this one of the many companies suing Nintendo or who has sued

Comment In: [News - 04/02/2020 - 10:27]

To add to Kyle 's ...

To add to Kyle 's point, if I were to make a racing game, or a war game, or really any game in a realistic setting, should I just shoot for designs that are close to reality but not close enough to be sued over Is that even possible Or ...

Comment In: [News - 02/27/2020 - 09:40]

The percentage of people who ...

The percentage of people who will do even part of that are very small. So small that any developer who stresses about any of that will likely drive them to a coronary.