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Mike Kasprzak's Blog   Expert Blogs


Winner of cars. Game industry vet with more than a decade of experience. Many console and mobile games to his name. Possibly Batman.

"The Man" behind independent game developer Sykhronics Entertainment. Developer of the Independent Games Festival 2009 "Best Mobile Game" finalist and Intel Atom Developer Challenge "Elegance in Design" Winner Smiles, as well as the Slamdance 2006 "Casual Game" finalist and Underdogs "Top Dog" PuffBOMB.

Mike runs the Ludum Dare 48 hour game development and prototyping event with some awesome people, and used to write for independent games website Game Tunnel.

Mike's inane ramblings can be found at his blog TooNormal.


Expert Blogs

Posted by Mike Kasprzak on Thu, 21 Feb 2013 02:15:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC
Hey, so I saw you on TV yesterday and you were showing off some cool stuff.

Posted by Mike Kasprzak on Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:21:00 EDT in Indie
Finish a game, take it to market, and earn $1 this October! Not your typical Game Jam.

Posted by Mike Kasprzak on Thu, 29 Sep 2011 02:14:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
Ludum Dare challenges you to finish a game this October, publish it, and earn $1.

Posted by Mike Kasprzak on Thu, 23 Sep 2010 02:53:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
Hi. I run Ludum Dare, and this October, I want you to make a game AND sell 1 copy.

Posted by Mike Kasprzak on Mon, 31 Aug 2009 10:45:00 EDT in
This past August 28th to 30th weekend, game makers from around the world came together to produce 144 games in 48 hours, from the comfort of their own homes.

Mike Kasprzak's Comments

Comment In: [News - 07/17/2017 - 11:46]

My best guess is it ...

My best guess is it 's either cheap SBC guts costing well under 100 i.e. Raspberry Pi like. 15 from China gets you some pretty impressive specs , or ChromeBox guts costing at most 200 with some degree of PC compatibility i.e. modern Celeron or Pentium, the chips between the ...

Comment In: [News - 07/27/2015 - 03:33]

What can game designers learn ...

What can game designers learn from watching Evo r n r nHow to take a day off.

Comment In: [News - 02/03/2017 - 04:43]

This might be a controversial ...

This might be a controversial thing to say, but Indie 's weren 't enough to help the PS Vita. Indies are needed for a healthy game ecosystem, but I think it 's arrogant of us to think we make or break a system.

Comment In: [News - 02/01/2017 - 07:14]

Nintendo 's shipping a lot ...

Nintendo 's shipping a lot less Amiibo than it used to r n r nYou know Nintendo, I 'm still waiting for the Cloud Amiibo... and I can 't resist anything voxely.

Comment In: [News - 01/13/2017 - 01:11]

I just want to know ...

I just want to know if they finally fixed the stupidness of the way eShop purchases worked. Like if I lose my system, will I be able to recover my games I 've heard stories of both with prior Nintendo systems. I want this fixed once and for all. I ...