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Island Golf Development Notes

Island Golf is my first new game in more than a year. That’s probably my longest drought since I started making games in 1995. I’ve been busy developing online courses and had been discouraged by the lackluster performance of my last few games and the App Store in general. Back in December I actually went […]

Posted on February 9, 2018 at 10:54 am by site admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A Free-First Approach: Thoughts On Mobile Game Monetization

I’m finishing up my first new mobile game in a while. I need to figure out how to monetize it. I wish there was a group or forum with other mobile game creators where I can talk about this stuff, but I haven’t found one. So I’ll talk about it here and maybe come to […]

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 5:20 pm by site admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The iPhone X Is Not a Good Gaming Device

So I recently went on high alert after getting an email from AdMob saying that we all need to update our apps so the ads aren’t messed up on the iPhone X screen. This was a few weeks before the iPhone X existed in the world. But we only had 2 weeks after that release […]

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 7:55 pm by site admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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New and Improved Isn’t Always Better

Can you spot the problem with the title of this post? “New and Improved” is just “Improved” as the “New” is redundant. So “Improved Isn’t Always Better” is the real statement. But the definition of improved is “better.” So improved is, in fact, always better. But nonetheless this exact statement was one made by a […]

Posted on August 4, 2017 at 11:28 am by site admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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What Flash Means To Me

Many people are cheering the recent news that Adobe is discontinuing the Flash browser plug-in by 2020. People associate Flash with annoying web ads, dangerous security threats, overly animated sites, and pages that don’t load on mobile devices. They have many reasons to hate Flash. But let me tell you what Flash means to me. […]

Posted on July 26, 2017 at 10:48 am by site admin · Permalink · One Comment
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