Recently at GamesCom I was able to try the VR headset Occulus Rift for the first time. I was lucky enough to try the new HD Prototype. From what I understand, this is very close to the final product that should release in 2014. I played a couple of minutes of Hawken. Here are some [...]
Simulation games were big in the 80ies and early 90ies. They went away together with adventure games and real-time strategy games. But now they seem to be on the rise again. The first mainstream gaming reaction to games like Farming Simulator was ironic in nature. 360 NO PLOW has turned into it’s own meme. But [...]
I recently got into XCOM. I saw Day9 playing it and it made me catch the XCOM virus again. It was a good thing too. The game came out around when my dad passed away. I bought it when it on release, played a map or two and forgot about it. I was glad to [...]
A really short post today. I wanted to share with you a GDCE talk I gave a year ago about how I made my game TRAUMA. It has been just released on GDC Vault for free!
Click here to watch the video.
I basically go over some of the influences and assumptions I had going into TRAUMA. I also [...]
There is something interesting about Pacific Rim. It has spawned a lot of very divergent reactions among critics. Take this merciless takedown by The Jeff and Casey Show for example:
And then compare it to this commentary by Mythbuster Adam Savage
While Jeff and Casey call it the worst Blockbuster Movie ever (even worse than Transformers), Adam seems to [...]
you maybe want to read about Hello Snakey, that is currently having premier at the Evoke 2013!
After 3 years of hard work, collecting, sampling, creating, i finished a new piece.
Download is available here
of course its shared again under cc-license, like all the others from this series, which are available here.