Archive

19
Oct
2012

App Creation #50 – App Design – Planning

The more eager of us are already leaning to reach for the development tools, beginning work almost immediately before a plan has been fully realised.

Resist this temptation and instead address the following…

Know your Audience

19
Feb
2012

App Creation #44 – Your Personal Mentors – Revolution Software & Tony Warriner


I am sure by now you will have a new appreciation of App Design and its many possibilities and even pitfalls. There are thousands upon thousands of developers out there all striving for the one app that will either make them a fortune or provide recognition.

31
Jan
2012

App Creation #37 – Game Inspiration – Paper Toss 2


Screwing up a piece of paper is always the first part of a more invigorating challenge. It is rare for an office worker to then travel to the bin and carefully place it inside – in fact the more likely outcome is the inevitable lining up of the shot and throwing that paper ball into it’s waste bin target.

30
Jan
2012

App Creation #36 – Game Inspiration – Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge


Aghhh here be pirates, but not just any scurvy pirates. Before Hollywood reignited the imagination with blockbuster movies featuring the swash buckling adventurers, Lucas Arts introduced the world to pirate wannabe Guybrush Threepwood.

29
Jan
2012

App Creation #35 – Game Inspiration – Broken Sword: Director’s Cut


Released in 1996, Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars features George Stobbart, an American tourist innocently enjoying the charms of a quaint café in Paris, who finds himself entangled in an intense – yet often humorous epic murder mystery.

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