Archive for December, 2005

Shockwave Entries Dominate Independent Games Festival

The Web Games category finalists of The 7th Annual Independent Games Festival include three entries, all made with either Shockwave or Flash. They include: Dodge That Anvil, Moleculous, Dad ‘N Me. Two out of three of the finalists were done in Shockwave. I hope that Adobe realizes Director’s value as a tool for creating games, […]

December 16, 2005 • Posted in: General • Comments Closed

Holiday Arcade: Santa’s Christmas Ride

We just posted a simple, fun game called Santa’s Christmas Ride at Holiday Arcade. What makes this different than our typical game is that we are making it available for free download. Mac and PC. From a developer standpoint, this marks a switch-over for me to using ActionScript 2.0. Until now I have stuck with […]

December 10, 2005 • Posted in: General • Comments Closed

Formerly Macromedia

The Macromedia home pageno longer sports the Macromedia logo. Instead, teh Adobe logo is there, and the words “formerly macromedia” appear next to it. In addition, the banner animation states “Adobe and Macromedia are now one.” An exciting day!

December 5, 2005 • Posted in: General • One Comment

Adobe Site Changes

More visible changes this morning. Macromedia’s Web site looks more or less the same, but the <title> tags show “Adobe – Macromedia…”. The top item at Adobe’s homepage is Adobe completes acquisition of Macromedia. Adobe’s store pages include Studio 8 for sale, plus links to Macromedia’s store. As Casey points out in a comment to […]

December 5, 2005 • Posted in: General • 3 Comments

Adobe and Macromedia One, New Bundles Announced

Adobe wasted no time announcing new bundles that include both Adobe and Macromedia software. See this article: New Adobe Design, Web and Video Bundles Combine Latest Creative Software From Adobe and Macromedia: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance. The bundles are: 1. The Adobe Design Bundle that combines Adobe Creative Suite 2 Premium with Flash Professional […]

December 5, 2005 • Posted in: General • One Comment