American Interview: Damon Slye
As part of a continuing series of developer interviews focused on Kickstarter, I spoke with Damon Slye, CEO and Creative Director of Mad Otter Games, but best known for his work with Dynamix on such classic games as Red Baron, A-10 Tank Killer, and Aces of the Pacific. AJM: Can you tell me more about […]
American Interview: Chris Taylor
Continuing with a series of interviews geared towards support of our ongoing Oz Kickstarter campaign, Iâ€™ve asked designer Chris Taylor a couple of questions. AJM: Last time you and I talked you were in the middle of your Kickstarter campaign, then came the Wargaming announcement. Can catch me up on what’s happened since the acquisition? […]
Kickstarter Backer Q&A #2
I’ve decided to start posting many of our Kickstarter updates here to reach a wider audience and hopefully disperse some of the misunderstandings that seem to be making the rounds on various news sites. 1. I read in the news youâ€™ll need additional funding beyond Kickstarterâ€¦ Is this true? Itâ€™s common practice to set Kickstarter […]
The Perils of being a Zombie
How easy is it to manipulate and control people? What kind of power do officials, experts and authority figures have over our thoughts and actions? These questions are more relevant than ever but weâ€™re being systematically conditioned to never ask them in the first place. These are questions that go to the root of power […]
Zombies, What’re They Good For?!
There’s been a fair amount of commentary on the idea of “zombies” in OZombie. The title is pretty in-your-face about the whole “zombie” thing, but as I’ve detailed on the Kickstarter page, in recent updates and in interviews, these are not your typical, shamble of the mill, brain-eating zombies. In this instance we’re applying one […]
News Flash: Things Cost Money
“Kickstarter is done!” “Consoles are dead!” “Get the pitchforks and burn Microsoft!” “She’s a witch!” “Early Access is a scam!” “Publishers are evil!” “F2P is evil!” “Game developer are the devil!” “Moar COD!” “Sequels! Kill them with fire!” On and on and on… these chants of rage make it so no one can do right. Any attempt at honesty or innovation is met with derision and contempt. Even the slightest mistake must be answered by public lynching or Hara-Kiri.