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Byron Atkinson-Jones's Blog   Expert Blogs


Byron is the founder and game developer for Xiotex Studios, currently working on Caretaker an adventure/stealth game set aboard an ancient alien structure in space.


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Posted by Byron Atkinson-Jones on Sat, 06 Jun 2009 06:32:00 EDT
Isn't ironic that we work in the games industry to make games that entertain people and yet doing this can be one the most stressful things you can do?

Posted by Byron Atkinson-Jones on Thu, 21 May 2009 06:50:00 EDT
How I keep my sanity while working on other peoples games or the importance of hobbies.

Posted by Byron Atkinson-Jones on Wed, 20 May 2009 05:38:00 EDT in Programming
Part 2 of getting deep into the code of Darwinia+ for XBLA in order to speed it up in time for release.

Posted by Byron Atkinson-Jones on Fri, 17 Apr 2009 11:58:00 EDT in Programming
The one about Mother-in-laws, Donald Knuth, the sewers of London and optimizing Darwinia+.

Posted by Byron Atkinson-Jones on Sat, 11 Apr 2009 05:05:00 EDT in Production
An employee of Lionhead Studios taking Microsoft to court, is this a sign that the games industry finally needs to mature?

Byron Atkinson-Jones's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/23/2015 - 12:25]

Be careful about VPN access ...

Be careful about VPN access with Sony, I was warned by a developer relations engineer that if Sony discover you using one they would cancel your account.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/06/2009 - 06:32]

I agree with you and ...

I agree with you and were this not a work at home job it would not be something I would be doing but having said that I have worked at places where the whole team were pulled into a room to be told off for not working insane hours because ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/11/2009 - 05:05]

The maturity I refer to ...

The maturity I refer to is based on how long the industry has been around rather than individuals being immature. As for homophobia, I can't speculate upon that but I do hear phrases such as 'gayers' or 'thats so gay' being thrown around without regard for the potential insult they ...