Retro Game Crunch: Primer Less than a week to go on the Kickstarter! One of the things we’ve been doing to draw attention to the dev journal aspect of the project is this Primer series. So far I’ve covered tools, getting started with Flixel, loading Tiled levels, basic player controls and camera, collectibles, and threats.
Zero Sum CreateHere is on a roll: Zero Sum is “an exhibit that examines the role of games in contemporary culture and the impact they have on our social experience, psyche, morality and approach to critical thinking.” I’ll be submitting Horror Vacui for sure.
HelloWorld.show(); An invitational exhibition of source code coming to Chattanooga this summer. Designed by yours truly. Jiggly.
Advice for the SXSW-bound “If you know a lot of people there, recognize that it’s impossible to see all of them or have a real conversation with any of them. So just go with the flow. Don’t try and organize dinner with everyone.”
The Listenings Richard over at Diesel Sweeties is following up on the Thrillening (a synchronized, distributed listening of Michael Jackson’s Thriller in its entirety) with a listening of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars using Twitter as a backchannel for the event.