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Tomas Sala's Blog


Tomas Sala is Creative Director and co-founder of Little Chicken Game Company. Through his Amsterdam based studio, he has been designing and creating award winning applied games since 2001.


After 15 years in the industry, Tomas has come to realise that in fact, he doesn’t have all the answers but that’s okay, because neither does anyone else. The trick is to find them together.

Tomas believes the two best things in the world are his dog, and telling stories through great games. He regularly sets out on independent  design quests, leading to the creation of the popular Skyrim mod series “Moonpath to Elsweyr” and the (hopefully) upcoming Indie game “Oberon’s Court”.


Member Blogs

Posted by Tomas Sala on Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:22:00 EDT in Programming, Smartphone/Tablet
A very simple idea: Instead of rendering everything in full resolution, why not render x-percentage of objects in the background in a lower resolution? This post is about how we tackled this for mobile devices for the KLM Jets Papercraft Air-O-Batics game

Posted by Tomas Sala on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
The advertising industry’s conceptions about gaming no longer match its reality and that of the mobile domain as a whole. Gaming is in effect not just a channel, but one of the few ways brands can create app real-estate and affect the mobile users.

Posted by Tomas Sala on Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:36:00 EST in Business/Marketing
Nintendo announcing a foray into healthcare is a very big deal,especially now that there is pressure for Nintendo to "go mobile". Nintendo's vision on healthcare, education and such could determine their entire mobile and hardware strategy.

Posted by Tomas Sala on Thu, 06 Feb 2014 06:18:00 EST in Design, Programming, Art, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
After requests from other devs for my shadercode, I've decided to share both the shader files as well as make a how-to guide, for creating textureless 3D assets, and shading them inside Unity3D. This is that how-to guide

Tomas Sala's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 09/29/2015 - 02:22]

Sorry I 'm posting a ...

Sorry I 'm posting a blogpost made by Michiel Frankfort, who works at our studio . He didn 't want to post himself. sorry for the confusion, I 'll put it in the header:

Comment In: [Blog - 02/27/2014 - 04:36]

I don 't mean to ...

I don 't mean to say parents won 't trust Google or Apple. I mean to say that an open platform such as IOS or Android is not necessarily the right place to drop a young child into. Anybody who opens the appstore will see scores off apps aimed at ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/06/2014 - 06:18]

What modifier did it used ...

What modifier did it used to be Quite interested, had not spotted this before.