One important aspect about Pakistan’s IT echo system is that it spans across the country and is not limited to a single city. We have strong and established IT hubs of Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad and in recent years we’ve seen tremendous growth in IT sector in cities surrounding these hubs.
One notable example include city of Peshawar and it gives me great pleasure to feature a game developed for Windows Phone from a software house operational in Peshawar, Khyber PakhtunKhaw. Here’s what the team says about them and the game,
Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background?
Telic Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a creative IT business solution provider in Peshawar, Khyber PakhtunKhaw, Pakistan. Telic Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is improving IT industry standard by providing creative IT business solutions.
Established in 2012 focusing on game development & 3D animation.
Game Development: Focusing on mobile game development and aiming to transform our expertise to bigger platform such as PC and Consoles.
3D: We provide wide range of services in 3D work (Animation, modeling, character modeling, short films, Ads, interior designing, modeling for games and animation for games.
Vision: Unleashing creativity with passion
Our Mission: To improve IT standards by delivering creative ideas and solutions to our client, to build strong reputation in IT industry, and to grab the market share of 3D Animation, Game Development, Web Development and Graphics Designing.
How the idea of the Mr. FOO FOO Jetpack Spiral came to you?
Game name is Mr. FOO FOO Jetpack Spiral
FOO and Hello World are well known examples, which are used in programming language. So the word Mr. FOO FOO was derived from that and our character will use jetpack to fly. Word Spiral is the synonym of galaxy.
Why you decided to implement this idea specifically on Windows Phone?
As we are Startup Company and first game development studio of Khyber Pakhtunkhaw, we want to set bench mark for our future rivals. Support of Microsoft Pakistan has major influence on our decision-making.
What resources on Microsoft or community side you found most helpful while working on the app? Could you please take us on a quick tour to understand your application better?
- BizSpark subscription from Microsoft
- Employee Motivation
- Training session for Windows 8 application development
- Online discussion on different forums
Mr. Foo Foo Jetpack spiral is a casual 2D game. The game starts with a space ship crashing on a planet and Mr. Foo Foo has to save himself from evil machines by running and flying over them using his jetpack. Mr. Foo Foo also needs to collect coins to purchase different power ups and abilities.
What are your interests behind technology?
As mobile gaming industry is flourishing day by day and it's also becoming the most famous platform for casual gaming therefore we wanted to make our mark in mobile gaming industry especially on windows phone platform.
Launching our game on mobile platforms will enable us to connect with millions of users and will allow us to capture market attention.
Any plans for news apps or projects in general?
We have 2 more games in our pipeline, soon will launch those games on windows phone and windows 8 platform.
What would you advise to Developers in the region who also would like to become Pakistan Hero?
Our advice to developers is to work hard and don't hold back try everything to get yourself noticed by market and take advantage of different offers offered by Organizations helping startup companies.
Where the community can catch up with you online or offline?