If the gaming industry had something like IMDB, you would see Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars, Fable 2, The Sims and the Syphon Filter, just to name a few, under Richard Ham’s bio. Later this year, Richard will add creative director of Brink, a new first person shooter being developed by Splash Damage [...]
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I think it’s pretty cool when a game designer hooks up with a hardware designer to create a device whose sole purpose is a single game. Blizzard and SteelSeries have gotten together to create a mouse dedicated for MMORPGs, namely World of Warcraft. But what could a simple mouse offer the hardcore WoW gamer? Not [...]
Recently I got the news on the pending City of Heroes Architect Edition from Joe Morrissey, Senior Designer. I want to thank Joe and Halycone for setting up this interview for us at OCModShop. OCMS: How did this new feature come about? Architect was initially designed to be an improvement to our internal development tools. [...]
I’ve always been an advocate of external devices. Except for HDD enclosures - the lack of heat dissipation on most of them makes me shudder in my Spiderman jammies. But other stuff, like thousands of Plug N’ Play USB devices out there, have always made my eyes glaze over and my tongue hang like a puppy [...]
One of the great debilitators in online business is simply the perceived (or real) lack of time. Business owners are used to moving forward. An online web presence can make them feel tied to an office chair learning skills they aren’t sure they want to know. It’s not uncommon for those who deal in full [...]
Recently, we got the inside work on World in Conflict: Soviet Assault from Magnus “Soundboy” Jansén, Lead Game Designer on the follow up to the smash Cold War strategy game. I want to thank Matt and Magnus for making this happen. GVK: What is the background and setting for the game? MJ: World in Conflict: [...]
My wife tells me I’m incredibly hard to shop for, and that if there’s something I want then I usually end of buying it myself… Women generally don’t know what to buy their men, or they want to buy something “personal” or “meaningful”. Men would like something meaningful, too – we just wish you embraced [...]