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Jake Carfagno's Blog


Jake Carfagno (@punkgamedev) is the Founder and Director of the Philly-based game studio Burning Sky Games, developing the punk-rock parkour platformer Runaway. Jake strives to create games as meaningful to others as the music and games that inspire him. He is a Drexel University junior studying Computer Science with a minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Former Program Assistant at Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio and Game Developer at Night Kitchen Interactive. He is the recipient of the Close School of Entrepreneurship's Entrepreneurship Co-op, providing funding and mentorship for Burning Sky Games.


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Posted by Jake Carfagno on Mon, 13 May 2019 10:38:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
A student reflects on his experiences after dedicating six months to working full-time on his own startup for co-op credit and with funding from his university.

Posted by Jake Carfagno on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:05:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
A reflection on our first experience showcasing Runaway, a punk rock parkour platformer, at the Music & Games Festival (MAGFest). We've learned a lot and share here what went well and where we have room to improve.

Jake Carfagno's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/14/2019 - 08:05]

Thank you It means a ...

Thank you It means a lot for you to say that because I 've seen people even younger than me who have accomplished much more, and I try to take it as inspiration to get more done instead of just giving up for being behind. I 'll definitely keep going, ...