Let’s Play NHL All Star Hockey (Saturn, 1995)

Mike, Mike, and Dave aren’t quite enamored with this one, but it’s certainly better than that Sega CD hockey game. The 2D sprites actually look good and offer a great pseudo 3D perspective! This is also the game Brodie was seen playing in the 1995 film Mallrats.… The post Let’s Play NHL All Star Hockey…


Indie Dev Podcast, Episode 24 – Kevin Giguère, Dragon Slumber

Listen to the podcast Download the .mp3 Subscribe via iTunes Edit: I realize now that the episode starts ~ 1:30 mark, and video comes in at 3:30. Kevin Giguère is a  programmer in his thirties from Quebec, Canada, and the man behind Dragon Slumber, an isometric RPG created with XNA.  Previously, Kevin worked on a JRPG,……


Indie Dev Podcast Ep 23 – Sean Colombo, Blueline Games

Listen to the podcast Download the .mp3 Subscribe via iTunes Sean Colombo has been making games for 15 years. After quitting college to run web-startup “LyricWiki”, he sold the site to Wikia in 2009. A couple years later he founded BlueLine Games to focus on making digital versions of award-winning board games. BlueLine’s flagship games……


A developer’s guide to Windows 10 and the best of //build MVA

There are two new pieces of content on Microsoft Virtual Academy that I want to highlght, considering the //build tour we are doing at the moment. I’m just wrapping up the first day of the tour in New York City, and we’re headed to Atlanta next. One way to get caught up on all of……


Google Polymer and web components tutorial

Source code: GitHub  Live demo: http://pokemonwebaudio.azurewebsites.net/ I started working with polymer, to get a feel for what it was all about. Here’s how Google describes it: Web Components usher in a new era of web development based on encapsulated and interoperable custom elements that extend HTML itself. Built atop these new standards, Polymer makes it easier and……


Steam in-home streaming to a Dell Venue Pro

I’ve got a little Dell Venue Pro that I use from time-to-time for work. It’s a $209 tablet that runs Windows 8.1. Great for carrying around, but even better for reading while I’m on the couch or in bed. I have a decent desktop PC that I do my gaming from (and my new MSI……


Video and book recommendations for startups

I recently discovered that a co-worker, Mandeep, and I shared a number of the same interests. Namely, that we both enjoy the culture around startups and books. I wrote another post not too long ago about some startup resources, which may be interest to you as well. He sent me an e-mail, which I thought……


My next weekly newsletter is out!

If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file. VC / Startups A list of resource to get you started in the world of……


Thoughts on a potential Roku IPO

It looks as though Roku has been investigating the potential for an IPO. I’m sold on this device. Before I was an engineer, I owned an audio visual company in Manhattan, where I installed AV equipment for wealthy clients. Despite being able to purchase nearly any device out there, many of them chose the $85……


A new episode of the Indie Dev Podcast is up

Last year I started interviewing independent game developers from across the world, in an effort to highlight their work, and the strategy behind how they build their games. I took a hiatus for the summer while I was traveling for work, but I’m happy to announce that the show is back, as of today. This……