Showing posts from January, 2011

Web games, HTML5 and Jangaroo on The Creative Coding Podcast

Me and Seb had nothing better to do at the weekend, so we had a chat about web games, HTML5 and Jangaroo, and we're releasing it as a podcast - hopefully the first of many to come! So here it is, The Creative Coding Podcast - Episode 1 . Enjoy!

Free Flash game source code! Win Adobe Master Collection!

Update 2: The competition has now closed, but please still help yourself to the source code. My original example compiles with the Flash IDE, but Almog Koren has very kindly taken the time to create a version of the game source code for Flex . I've decided to give away the full source to a Flash game ! Here's why - Mark "ickydime" Grossnickle has organised a game development contest to coincide with Stanford University's annual charity "Hackathon". Anyone can enter (that means you!) and the top prize is a copy of Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection (that's all the Adobe software basically) worth $2500. The theme of the contest is " benevolence " which basically means being charitable and generally a good person. Mark has asked me to help judge the contest, so I can't enter, but I thought my benevolent act could be giving away the source code to a game, to get you started or help you learn game dev. Ok, so it's not really a

Gamedev and Indie Games Podcasts

Some decent podcasts about designing, developing and playing games: Audio Another Castle - Professionals talk game design. Game Developers Radio - Great guests, a different game or development platform discussed each week. Brainy Gamer - Game design from designer, journalist, academic and player perspectives. DigiPen - Professionals and educators talk games. IndieGamePod Interviews with developers about their games. A life well wasted Arty, philosophical trip around gaming culture. Podcast ( iTunes ) ( site ) Fun interviews with A-list indie developers. Infinite Ammo (iTunes) ( site ) In-depth 2 hour discussions on gamedev! Irrational Behavior The team behind BioShock on how they make games. Irrational Interviews Interviews with gaming luminaries. Video Bytejacker - Fun video reviews of great indie games. Co-op - Fun video reviews and chat.