Why The Unreal Tournament Announcement Is So Important

May 16, 2014

Epic recently announced that they are making a new version of Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). Today I will talk about why this is one of the best announcements for game developers (especially students) in a long time. The announcement was enough to get me to purchase a license to UE4 and review […]


How We Use Unity

March 19, 2014

We’re using Unity exclusively at Bane Games and are absolutely loving it. I get asked a lot about what tools we use and how we lay out our projects. Today I discuss this briefly and would love to hear about the 3rd party tools you recommend and how you make your games in Unity.


Targeting 4 Platforms Simultaneously With Unity

October 27, 2011

We’ve just released Battle Group on four platforms simultaneously. Porting is usually a lengthy process that I hate to do. I quit my job in the mainstream video game industry partly over being forced into porting one of our latest games. Thankfully this is not the case when porting with Unity as the time required […]


Game Industry Retrospective 2011

September 12, 2011

I’m sick at the moment which has forced me to stop working while I rest and recover. At times like this I find myself becoming retrospective and looking at how things are going in my game development life. I thought I’d share my thoughts on where I think things are going well (and not so […]


Is There A Unity Penetration Issue?

January 21, 2011

I hear a lot of game developers refusing to use Unity for web games because of penetration. David Edery made a point of discussing this during his keynote at GCAP last year. Today I’ve decided to formulate my thoughts on why I disagree with this argument and why I think you should be using Unity.


Unity 3 Review

December 16, 2010

We’ve just finished our first iPhone/iPad game with Unity 3, Flick Buddies.  This post is a review of our experiences with Unity including its pros and cons.  The review is slightly slanted toward iOS development however I touch on stand-alone and web-player builds as we created these versions in parallel.