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Rags 'n Riches

An article about breaking old rules, and a promotion five years overdue

a silly bear who thinks he's the king of Scissors

Graphic Design Contest

Suit icons by the_adam

Upon realizing I had a serious game on my hands, I started thinking about artwork. I talked to a draftsperson I know well. My mom.

Elevating Uno

scissors suit icon as presented by colorblindness test dots

Pilatch needed a game to demonstrate its educational potential. It had to be easy yet exciting, and trick the player into learning arithmetic.

Runaway Game Development

While camping along the Delaware river, Johnny-A asked about Runway's multiplayer potential. I had never played it outside a duel before.

UnPub Mini, Part Four - Pixel Lincoln

Pixel Lincoln is a game with my kind of attitude. Just the title was enough to interest me, and I was attracted by its 16-bit artwork.

UnPub Mini, Part Three - Æther

Of the other designers' games at the May 19th UnPub mini, the first I got to play was named "Æther."