Posts Tagged ‘iPad’

Do Game Developers Have an Ethical Responsibility to Players?

by Mazen Abdallahon February 17, 2014
Most people on social media have heard about the rage-inducing mobile game Flappy Birds and the developer’s surprising decision to take it down. For those of you that don’t know, Flappy Birds was a ridiculously simple phone game where you had to guide a little bird through openings in the Super Mario Bros pipes. And […]

Videogame Development: Creation, Not Consumption – Part 2

by John E. Williamsonon September 1, 2013
Welcome back to Part 2 of our written version of our PAX Talk where we will cover a similar progression of game making tools available on the Web and PC/MAC.  Once again, we present these tools in a logical progression to keep your children or novice programers engaged and not overwhelmed.  There is no shortage […]

Videogame Development: Creation, Not Consumption – Part 1

by John E. Williamsonon August 28, 2013
As a veteran game designer/producer with over two dozen shipped titles and two decades of experience, I am often asked how does one make games? I decided to answer that question at PAX Prime in Seattle this year. My daughter and I gave a talk entitled “Family Game Night With A Twist: Make your Own […]