I love all food. Even virtual food. Naturally, I was attracted to Cook, Serve, Delicious!, and I even took the chance to write about its fantastic sequel. However, I needed to know more. While I can’t travel around the world and bother chefs professionally like Guy Fieri does, I can bother developers semi-professionally over Discord under the guise of Sam Speaks. This led me to David Galindo, the programmer behind Vertigo Game’s wacky cooking simulator. We had a chat about starting off making iffy video games, following your dreams, the true purpose behind the massive menu, and what’s next.TechRaptor: Hello David! Thank you for joining me. So why don’t we start with the beginning. How did Vertigo Games get started? David Galindo: I started pretty much in Jr. High making games, and I was just trying to think of a weird funny name that I could think of and that was Vertigo Games. I was just making a bunch of games under that name. Just a bunch of small freeware … [Read more...] about Sam Speaks With David Galindo About Making Cook, Serve, Delicious! and What’s Next
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Here’s where you’ll find our selection of the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on hardware bundles and games in 2018. Black Friday is upon us! How exciting! Cyber Monday is almost here! Oh boy! Now’s a great time to be a thrifty shopper as plenty of online and brick and mortar outlets go all out to grab the attention of your wallet. Of course, with all this discounting action it can be hard to keep track of the best bargains, and that’s where we come in. We’ve been hunting around the retailers and etailers alike rounding up the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals as well as much more Nintendo goodness. We’re bringing the bargains, to quote the late Satoru Iwata, directly to you. This page is where we’ll be looking at the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Nintendo Switch consoles, Nintendo 3DS consoles and games for both. Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals: … [Read more...] about Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals 2018 – Switch bundles, 3DS consoles and game sales
If you're wondering when the next Steam sales are, it looks like those dates might've been leaked today, as these things usually do.This morning, Kotaku reported that a developer source had shared the dates for both the Steam Winter and Autumn sales. This has the Autumn Sale beginning on November 21 at 9.55am (presumably Pacific time) until November 27 at 10.05am. The Winter Sale, meanwhile, runs for a fortnight, starting on December 20 and ending on January 3. Later today, this Twitter account circulated a screengrab which contains the same dates (via Reddit):You'll note that this post also names the dates for the Halloween sale as running from October 29 to 1 November, which wasn't in Kotaku's report, but entirely makes sense. Prepare for your wish lists to come alive! What have you been waiting to pick up in the sale? As always, I'll be hoovering up a load of old RPGs that I'll never have time to play. Maybe the Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition, if that ends up getting … [Read more...] about The Halloween, Autumn and Winter Steam sale dates have apparently leaked
If you haven’t started your first game and you might be a little bit scared we’re going to talk about how to overcome that, coming up. What’s up guys Tim Ruswick here from Game Dev Underground helping you build finish and launch better games. Today we’re going to be talking about something that’s really cool because I think it holds a lot of people back. (Video Transcription) And this is being scared of starting. Now I posted a video a while back called are you right when do you know whether you’re ready to start and I’ll link that above. And that was basically the premise of start now start now. But there were a few comments and messages that I got about that and a lot of people are still scared like they I think they understood the point of the video but they didn’t quite they just assumed that it was different than you know their situation. And and they were scared to start. So I figured I’d make a video kind of go through it and … [Read more...] about Are You Scared Of Starting Your First Game?
[This story originally ran on on Feb. 27, 2013. We’re republishing it today to provide background on the Wolfenstein franchise prior to the release of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus .] In the late 1980s, a Texan twenty-something named Scott Miller created a business model that would change the way people bought and sold products across the world. Miller called his masterpiece the Apogee model. Everyone else called it shareware. It made digital sales on the internet stupendously profitable and Miller a millionaire. The model and the man would revolutionize how we use the internet — before most of the world knew what the internet was. Full-time nerds Young Scott Miller was sort of a loaf. In high school in the early 1980s, the nerdy teenager would escape the Texas sun by programming lengthy text adventures in the campus computer lab. Here he met fellow budding designer George Broussard, a teenage boy with a penchant for wearing shorts. The two boys bonded over a mutual … [Read more...] about Apogee: Where Wolfenstein got its start