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Author of the book Pixel Art for Game Developers and game developer for Interstellar Tortoise.  

Twitter: @weirdGameDev

 

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Posted by Daniel Silber on Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:59:00 EST in Business/Marketing
A postmortem of exhibiting my indie game at MAGFest


Posted by Daniel Silber on Mon, 07 Mar 2016 02:28:00 EST in Indie
Going to GDC for the first time last year was one of the best times I've had as an adult! That being said, there are a few logistical aspects that Iím looking to improve this year.


Posted by Daniel Silber on Mon, 05 Oct 2015 01:52:00 EDT in Production, Art, Indie
Postmortem of Pixel Art for Game Developers Things that went well and some that could have gone better during the writing of my book 'Pixel Art for Game Developers'.


Posted by Daniel Silber on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:08:00 EDT in Design
Dark Souls seems to be a game where the the tradeoffs inherent in game design were embraced. Each enemy and environmental component seems meticulously thought out, but in a way that not all players are likely to appreciate.


Posted by Daniel Silber on Tue, 28 Jun 2011 02:05:00 EDT in
I ran into this video of David Crane from GDC 2011: http://interstellartortoise.com/pitfall-classic-postmortem-with-david-crane/


Posted by Daniel Silber on Fri, 22 Oct 2010 11:21:00 EDT in Design
I've started to note some rough themes for some of the more successful games on the free flash portal sites...



Daniel Silber's Comments

Comment In: [News - 09/11/2017 - 10:38]

I do not defend his ...

I do not defend his stupidity in saying such a toxic word but it seems that when people game online nobody truly cares if someone says that word but when Pewdiepie slips up it 's only then that people react. r n r nNo. I don 't play online games ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/31/2017 - 10:27]

The first question on my ...

The first question on my mind is: how many people taking the poll have actually played your game - and for how long r n r nIf they haven 't spent any time with it, it 's kind of like asking the community to ask how much to price your ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/11/2017 - 09:59]

Thanks - and good catch ...

Thanks - and good catch

Comment In: [Blog - 10/14/2016 - 09:29]

Great stuff - thank you ...

Great stuff - thank you for sharing your experience

Comment In: [News - 09/28/2016 - 04:08]

I think the characters and ...

I think the characters and environments look AMAZING. All the hard work just pours through

Comment In: [News - 09/26/2016 - 03:56]

Agree with the point but ...

Agree with the point but they are some weird choices for examples. I kind of expected this to be an article tailored for Dragon 's Lair 's many entertaining death states: r nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch v l464ZF5jK3Y r n r n r nalso 1 to Daniel for mentioning Leather Goddesses of Phobos