DevGamm Moscow 2015

First time attending DevGamm Moscow 2015 with over 1000 visitors – as far as I can tell mainly developers. I had the great opportunity to do a 25 minute talk about some Art aspects of our MOBA game Shards of War. A colleague working on Game of Thrones did one as well. Take a look…

Merc Elite launched in testmarkets

Our highly anticipated “moba”-like game Merc Elite finally started beta in the test markets Turkey, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, as today’s tweet from Producer J. Lydell suggests. My personal experience with Moba games is limited and even being placed in the category Moba remains a discussed topic among our gamers and developers – read…

UI design for games, generally, Part 1

I decided to write this article because I couldn’t find any other source covering the topic on the internet. Thats probably due to me not looking hard enough, yet I am sure you’d be a lot more successful searching for funny cat videos than user interface design for games. Because I am actively looking for…

release party

Some impressions from Realtime Worlds APB release party in St. Andrews, a place I only knew until then from Tiger Woods PGA Tour. The event was great. We were transported by bus to the venue. The walls were covered with APB artwork and “certificates”, personalized plates of appreciation  to each team member.