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O'Reilly Author, former webOS evangelist, and dad of a 7yr old. Senior Developer Advocate for Mozilla Mixed Reality. I live in Sunny Oregon.  I blog. I tweet. I code. I don't Facebook.


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Posted by Josh Marinacci on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:23:00 EDT in Programming, Indie, VR
According to the design doc I wrote, I have finished my Halloween game. All of the features are complete, so why aren't I happy with it?

Posted by Josh Marinacci on Mon, 02 Jan 2017 06:07:00 EST in Programming, Production, Art, Indie
After working on my unfinished 8bit JRPG for three years I was stuck, unable to move forward. I finally just shipped something: a mini-game which tested ideas, got feedback, and freed my brain to be creative again.

Posted by Josh Marinacci on Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:40:00 EDT in Programming, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Adapted from my NodePDX presentation, II built an MMO version of Whack-A-Mole with a server-less architecture. More than 20 people can compete at the same time on a big dashboard by playing on their phones.

Posted by Josh Marinacci on Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:36:00 EDT in Design, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Pokémon Go is a phenomenon that is both amazing and scary, and full of immense potential. My biggest question is why now? Why did Pokémon Go take off in a way that no location based game ever has. A few weeks ago I wandered around campus to find out.

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Thanks. I really appreciate feedback, ...

Thanks. I really appreciate feedback, even if it 's just I love the bad jokes .