I sat down remotely with Thomas Kildren of Fletcher Studios to discuss his popular upcoming VR project, his challenges as a developer and stay-at-home parent, shifting opinions in the community, and more.
Month: July 2022
LÖVR Framework – Shaders and Lighting Adventures
The LÖVR framework allows for pretty quick prototyping of 3D and VR interactive scenes through simple Lua coding, but compelling scenes require good lighting. It’s time to tackle shaders.
Let’s Learn the LÖVR Framework – Part 1
The LÖVR framework promises lightweight beginner-friendly 3D and VR programming using Lua. Let’s experiment!
John Romero’s Studio Is Hiring for All Positions for His Next FPS Game
Romero Games Ltd. has just put out the call for all disciplines and skill levels—emphasis on Unreal Engine 5 experience—to work on a new John Romero FPS for an unnamed major publisher. Here’s what we know.
Games Journalist Mat Bradley-Tschirgi Talks Surviving Freelance Work, Live Events, and More
Anyone working around video games should expect the unexpected. From book publisher estate planning issues to crypto startups, Mat Bradley-Tschirgi has just about seen it all.
Exploring The Kyle Rittenhouse Video Game’s Unusual Connections
By now you may have heard about Kyle Rittenhouse’s Turkey Shoot, an upcoming point-and-shoot web browser and mobile game from Mint Studios apparently supporting Rittenhouse’s legal fund to “sue the leftwing media organizations for defamation.” If you haven’t looked into who’s involved and what they’ve been up to, it’s quite a ride.
Schell Games, Insomniac Among 2022 Games for Change Award Winners
The Games for Change organization has unveiled its 2022 video game and XR award winners, and among them are familiar names like Insomniac Games, Schell Games–as in, Jesse Schell, famed designer and author of The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses–and more.
TMNT, Paw Patrol, and Spongebob All Headed to Miko 3 Kids’ Robot
The Miko 3 robot, an award-winning toy for kids with artificial intelligence features and its own content platform, will soon play animated stories featuring some of Paramount’s most recognizable characters.
Hollywood Publicist Dan Harary Calls In
Dan Harary, founder of the Asbury PR agency, calls in to discuss his new book, Flirting with Fame, his experiences working and networking with practically everyone in Hollywood, and his no-nonsense approach to generating buzz. Listen in for old-school know-how and insight into the mindset of a PR pro who’s seen it all.