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Jordan Maynard started his game career testing Bulls vs. Blazers for the SNES at age 16. He has worked on 20+ games, including American McGee’s Alice and Spore. Jordan is a second generation game creator, following the steps of his father, who was in the famous “Can a Computer Make You Cry?” ad from EA in the early 80s. He is now a serial entrepreneur having co-founded A Bit Lucky in 2009 (acquired by Zynga in 2012) and now Manticore Games.


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Posted by JORDAN MAYNARD on Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:17:00 EDT in Audio, Design
Good sound design can transform a game but often gets overlooked. Luckily, it's easier today to create great sound and audio without a technical background. Here are four tips about game-changing audio that we learned during our rapid game design project.

Posted by JORDAN MAYNARD on Mon, 15 Jun 2020 10:56:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Indie
Manticore’s Jordan Maynard explores the power of iteration as his two-person team builds a multiplayer puzzle game from scratch in just two weeks. Learn how rapid prototyping can help any team find the fun.