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Stephen McCallum's Blog

 

I am a writer and game designer currently working with the Glasgow game studio Late Panda. I focus on game changing mechanics and specialise in wordbuilding.

Check out the blog here: @LatePanda

Website: - latepanda

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Personal Twitter: - @skyloko2

Company Twitter: - @LatePandaStudio

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Member Blogs

Posted by Stephen McCallum on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:20:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious
A reflective analysis of a talk made by Brian Baglow during Game Think 2.0 about how not to run a game studio.


Posted by Stephen McCallum on Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:38:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie
A short discussion on Game Jams and their benefits to small teams or individuals.


Posted by Stephen McCallum on Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:13:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious
A retroactive look on the Playbook for Developers app developed by Google Play. Talking about the features of the app and how it can benefit other developers.


Posted by Stephen McCallum on Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:57:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie
Today I talk about forming a game studio and how it can be much easier than you may think it is.


Posted by Stephen McCallum on Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:34:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious
A short reflection on over hype in the games industry using WATCH_DOGS and No Man's Sky as examples.


Posted by Stephen McCallum on Thu, 18 Aug 2016 04:25:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie
A blog about the freemium game model and how it damages the game industry. Discusses some of the negatives of the model and what they do to the player and the industry itself.



Stephen McCallum's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/02/2014 - 06:40]

I 'm very glad you ...

I 'm very glad you linked me this article, it was a fascinating read r n r nSome of the features you write about seem like the impossible but people in our industry have achieved the impossible over and over again so I only hope you are another one of ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/18/2016 - 04:25]

Love the debate, but the ...

Love the debate, but the point of the article was not to dismiss the freemium model it its entirety only to bring attention to the negatives that it is becoming. r n r nI see other companies doing better with the freemium model and of course they should be praised. ...