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The Road Ahead

Now that Goatup 2 is out there, it’s time to reveal a bit more about our plans moving forward. Much though we’ve enjoyed working on iOS, it’s clear to us that it’s not a good idea for us to concentrate … Continue reading

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A peculiar little drama, all unobserved

I’m not great at social media. Twitter I can handle, since its very brevity means that one doesn’t tend to get distractedly too engaged with it, and I quite enjoy emitting occasional silly tweets about things I’m working on. (And … Continue reading

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Get the game that nearly cost me everything. For next to nothing.

Space Giraffe. A game two years in the making, during the production of which I came as close to a nervous breakdown as I ever care to get. A game whose return for the investment of time and effort was … Continue reading

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Skeletons in the Closet: my own early Vic 20 efforts

After having taken the piss out of other people’s stuff for the last couple of weeks I feel it’s only fair to drag a few skeletons out of my own closet for public humiliation. This selection is largely from the … Continue reading

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Various Items of Gridrunner-Related Gnus

Quite a Gridrunnery time at the moment. 1: Gridrunner nominated for the Golden Joysticks awards. In the mobile/tablet category. Which is nice. However since to win it you have to get the most votes from fans, and since in fact … Continue reading

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Why you should ignore the Top 10

When you go to the Apple iOS App Store and browse through the various apps pretty much all most users will see is Top 10 lists. And really as a user you should deliberately ignore Top 10 lists, precisely *because* … Continue reading

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More reviews, and another peevish whinge about IAP abuse

5 A Day is out now and receiving some nice reviews – it’s quite unusual in style and quite different to Gridrunner, so I’ve been interested to see how it’d be received. I’m happy to see that the answer to … Continue reading

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Five A Day finished, sent to Apple

OK even I am finding it a bit weird that I am turning out new games so fast. Gridrunner is still pretty recently out (and still garnering excellent reviews; Tap! magazine called it “Out and out the best arcade shooter … Continue reading

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Gridrunner called out as “the best shooter on iOS”

Gridrunner’s out and has been getting some very nice reviews all round. Eurogamer concluded “This isn’t just a great shooter, it’s a thrilling one… Gridrunner’s a blast, and the best shooter on iOS.”. Read the whole review here. TouchArcade readers … Continue reading

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In-App Panhandling is a Pain in the Tits

I’m getting to hate the current trend for “in-app purchases”. Case in point. Last night I went to buy a game from an author whose work I’ve previously enjoyed and who up until now I would happily buy sight unseen. … Continue reading

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