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Patrick McCarthy
Works at VGT
Attended University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Lives in Reno, NV
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Story #1 - Escape
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How far can you make the car go?
Play the game here! Monday I wanted to have an even more physics heavy game, one that used joints and compound shapes, so I decided to make a vehicle building long jump game.  I created the base project along with a very lo...
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Game A Week #2 is now released!
Here is how the past week went: (Play the game here!) Monday I decided that since the first Game A Week (GAW) game (Pong) only had 2D shapes with translation, then the next game should have 2D shapes with translation and rota...
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Who wants to develop using Dart directly in a browser?
Although I haven't talked much about it, I've been doing quite a bit of JavaScript & HTML development in my free-time for the past year.  I had done web development for several years before that, but it was very basic and inv...
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I'm going to attempt a "Story a Week" challenge.  Wish me luck!
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My third game a week challenge.  Physics engine engage!
Here is how the past week went: (Play the game here!) Monday I really wanted to integrate a physics engine in order to get all of the benefits one provides.  So, I decided to implement Orbital Golf, a physics heavy golfing ga...
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I hopped on the 'Game A Week" bandwagon.
I've read about many different indie developers making a game a week, but it was this recent article on Gamasutra that really sold me on the idea.  I decided that I would try to do it myself, using it to strengthen my game de...
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Have him in circles
61 people
Katie Burns's profile photo
Rick Mendoza's profile photo
Joshua McCarthy's profile photo
Marc Mierau's profile photo
Elke Seymour's profile photo
David Kenne's profile photo
Reid Weber's profile photo
Daniel Godshall's profile photo
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville
    Software Engineering, 2001 - 2005
  • Alleman High School
    1997 - 2001
  • St. Anne's School
  • Colona Grade School
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Occupation
Software Engineer
Employment
  • VGT
    Software Engineer Level 4, 2012 - present
  • Okada West
    Software Engineer, 2011 - 2012
  • IGT
    Software Engineer Level III, 2008 - 2011
  • Cyberview
    Game Developer, 2007 - 2008
  • Avista
    Software Engineer Level I, 2004 - 2007
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Currently
Reno, NV
Previously
Colona, IL - Platteville, WI - Las Vegas, NV