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Posted by Toby Lurio on Thu, 06 Mar 2014 04:38:00 EST in Programming, Social/Online
Twitch Plays is an interesting concept, but it's using terrible technology to do a seemingly simple process.

Posted by Toby Lurio on Tue, 17 Dec 2013 03:50:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie
The government helped put artists to work during The Great Depression. This same model could be used to stimulate today's indie game industry.

Posted by Toby Lurio on Fri, 06 Dec 2013 04:55:00 EST in Design, Serious
Games are not the perfect medium for every situation. There are a host of problems inherent to the art form. Maybe if we isolate them, they'll be easier to tackle.

Posted by Toby Lurio on Mon, 28 Oct 2013 04:22:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Art, Serious
Video games are growing as a medium, but we're not seeing a huge influx of artists. Are we making it harder to enter than it should be?

Posted by Toby Lurio on Fri, 27 Sep 2013 06:55:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
...With all of these new controls, games will be able to increase complexity while also becoming more comfortable for gamers. Additionally, navigating a PC interface could become even easier than with a mouse and keyboard.

Posted by Toby Lurio on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 01:01:00 EDT in Design, Serious
Video games are magical to children. Everyone takes them seriously, they can retry the same challenge over and over again, and they give them immense power. And not just the illusion of strength. Video games give children creative power.

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Comment In: [Blog - 10/28/2013 - 04:22]

I 'm actually referring to ...

I 'm actually referring to artists of all kinds, not just visual artists. As a visual artist, you can get into an indie company just showcasing your portfolio without any previous game work.