Adrian Crook is an award wining game designer who has been involved in making games for over 20 years across a wide range of platforms, working with many high profile developers. Highly respected within the industry, Adrian was named Producer of the Year by the Canadian New Media Awards in 2006. Big thanks to Adrian for taking the time to answer our questions on working in the gaming industry, the future of mobile game monetization and more.
Thomas Prestgaard of Afternorth is behind the addictive mobile word puzzler Game of Words. We asked Thomas about the process of planning and making successful games for mobile. The result is a fascinating set of responses that will provide invaluable insight to any independent developers seeking to design and publish their own successful games. Big thanks to Thomas for taking the time to talk to us!
Blue Label Labs founder Jordan Gurrieri has very kindly agreed to answer a few of our questions about making and playing games, the advice he would give to aspiring indie developers and what inspires him to be a developer. Check out out Word Hack, which now includes cash tournaments!
We’re very excited to welcome Neil Lai and Claire Chen of Keitai Co for our latest developer Q&A. As well as making indie games, Keitai develop social apps and other mobile content. Based in Taiwan, they are big friends of the Cashplay team and have already integrated the brilliant Rocket Cube, Loco Soccer and Big Dice onto our cash tournament platform.
Shaun Coleman (aka Pipsqueak Games) is an independent game developer who recently released his first game – Shoot The Moon – to widespread critical acclaim. It’s become a firm favourite here at Cashplay HQ so we decided to get in touch with Shaun to pick his brains about the development process, his favourite games and the advice he would give to his younger self.
In the first of our indie developer Q&A series, we spoke to Andrew Trese, one half of the acclaimed RPG game developer duo The Trese Brothers. The Trese Brothers were behind popular titles including Cyber Knights, Star Traders and Templar Assault. Their latest game, Heroes of Steel, was released in December and has just been posted to Steam Greenlight. Don’t forget to give it an Up vote on the Steam Community.