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Being “Let Go” – Part I: Overview

In a series of three posts, I’m going to discuss what happens when employment is terminated, both from an employee’s perspective and from the manager that has to do the termination.  Neither are easy but both can be valuable if you are prepared. This first post is an outline.

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DEADRIOT - Eradicating the Hordes from Utah

Just a quick post.

 

We launched DeadRiot (mobile game) in September and it was voted today by SlideDB as a Top 50 App of the Year.  The game sits in the #1 slot for 3rd Person Shooters as well.  More here: http://www.slidedb.com/games/dead-riot

 

Thanks for reading and checking out DeadRiot.  This forum is fantastic!

www.DeadRiot.com

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Dark Pixel collaborates with ChAIR

Utah YouTuber's, Dark Pixel, recently released a video they collaborated on with ChAIR Games. It's the first ever live action side-scroller. It turned out super nice! Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiwbsFwSpYY

There are so many opportunities for creators and companies to work together. I know creators are always looking for content, and companies are always looking to get the word out about their product. This video is a perfect example of what can happen when these two worlds truly collaborate. 

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So You Want To Be A Game Designer / Programmer / Artist etc?

I'm frequently asked for the 'inside track' on how to break into the games industry.  Sometimes it's a parent whose teenage offspring wants to be a game designer and they want to know what to study; sometimes its a random person I meet at a party who loves (--insert name of mass market game here--) and thinks they could do better.  The following is a version of how I respond -- I hope you find it useful if you are pondering this also!

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Video from Past Membership Meetings Now Live!

You can find video from our past membership meetings on our YouTube Channel!  Subscribe to see:

- great keynotes about digital entertainment in Utah

- Hive Ignite - speed pitches from interesting digital entertainment creators and related parties

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