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  • Blog Post: Opinion – Funding Kickstarters Is A Gamble, So Stop Making Bad Bets

    Back in 2013, I wrote a brief set of best practices suggestions for project managers considering a run at Kickstarter funding. Since then, much has changed, and the advice I have to offer today is a bit more pointed. This story was originally published on February 18, 2015. We’ve seen a number... More
  • Blog Post: Afterwords – Broken Age In Retrospect With Tim Schafer

    With Broken Age's lucrative Kickstarter, the fantastic game development documentary series , and the positive reviews for the second half , the saga of the "Double Fine Adventure" is almost over. We asked Double Fine's president Tim Schafer some of the lingering questions we had after... More
  • Blog Post: PvZ: Garden Warfare Composer McConnell Talks Music, Zombie Children

    Peter McConnell is among the most seasoned video game composers in the business. Not only is the ex-LucasArts alum’s wholly original work impressive, he’s an expert at diving into universes with established musical styles and infusing his own flavor. We caught up with McConnell to discuss... More
  • Blog Post: Forget Everything And Watch Double Fine’s Amnesia Fortnight Now

    My career puts me in a hugely privileged position. Not only does my job involve playing and writing about games, I get to visit the development studios and peek behind the curtains at how these magical things are made. Save for the occasional one-off documentary like the wonderful Indie Game: The Movie... More
  • Blog Post: Five Mobile Ports Worth Tracking In 2014

    The Android and iOS marketplaces have more than their fair share of Clash of Clans clones, pick-three games, and endless runners, but sometimes we want something more along the lines of the games we play on console and PC. If you're a like-minded gamer who gets more excited about Final Fantasy VI... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Broken Age

    Double Fine's Broken Age is now available for the people who backed the game on Kickstarter. I took Andrew Reiner on a tour of the point-and-click adventure, where we saved our heroine from certain death and a few cute creatures from an ice-cream avalanche. This episode shows off just a tiny slice... More
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