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Shawn Blais
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Ouch, GameSpot hammers us for being too hard... while completely forgetting to mention we have an Easy Mode. Sure glad we put in all that work to make it fun for casual players! 
This 8-bit throwback perfectly emulates the era, for better and for worse.
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ya, another weird point of the article, the game runs at 60fps on a friggin ultrabook, not sure what rig he was playing on... I know there's a couple of bog down points that can occur, but nothing major.
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Awesome plugin for $10, does all the post-processing to enable Mac App Store builds. Yay :)
Works with Unity and Unity Pro! Want to submit to the Mac App Store but you're not familiar with code signing, entitlements, sandboxing and packaging? Tired of having to run the same commands over and over? Get some relief and let the Mac App Store Toolset do the cumbersome work for you: - One click code signing, entitlements, sandboxing and packaging - Packages are ready for Mac App Store - Presets (debug/release configurations) - Recursive c...
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True, but since basically no-other tech stacks do this, it's pretty par for the course. Unity is the only one I know of that has a supported, maintained high quality version available, which is a testament to the plugin store model.
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8/10 from destructoid. Good but not great... fair points though, we really tried hard to get some minigames in, to change up the pacing, but just couldn't find time to get it done :(
Destructoid reviews, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC, 3DS, PS Vita & iPhone games with funny news, previews, trailers, guides, rumors, Dtoid
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Well even though he said it wasn't perfect he would still recommend it to others. So that should feel like a win.
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First review, 8.8/10! 
"There’s no reason "JumpJet Rex" shouldn’t be the leader in the clubhouse for Indie Game of the Year"
http://digitalchumps.com/game-reviews/39-pc/jumpjet-rex.html
JumpJet Rex by TreeFortress reviewed by DigitalChumps.com
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Woop!
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Brutal, the new PPAPI Flash Plugin from Google just killed Flash Performance across the board. It's now no longer possible to move a Stage3D image across the stage without hiccups. More complex animations are rendered unusable.

And in typical google fashion... they appear to give exactly zero shits about it:
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=443110
An open-source project to help move the web forward.
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I started thinking this is some kind of weird Adobe way to shut it all down without getting all the shame.. :)
And I love dmichael@chromium- such a nice guy! :)
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I wonder if solar powered houses take off, will houses with southern facing roofs be a premium. Architecture will likely change to favor perfect angles towards the sun. 
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Just found a motherload of high quality Unity add-ons :)
https://github.com/prime31?tab=repositories
prime31 has 24 repositories written in C#, JavaScript, and Python. Follow their code on GitHub.
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Some of these are sweeeet!
 
2D developers! We have some exciting new features in the works!
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But also starting a new one :)
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Feels SO GOOD to press that upload build button, and walk away. What a weight off! Launch Day here we come :)
http://store.steampowered.com/app/329460/
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Congrats!
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Way to get in before the price increase tomorrow!
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Yeah I was actually going to share the video, but was going to ask if you had a version without him. Instead I shared the steam page. Then I realised … I should buy this.
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Mobile Apps and Games Developer
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  • esDot Studio
    Owner / CEO, present
  • gskinner.com, inc
    Senior Developer, present
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Monster habs fan, mobile developer, and father of 3.
Introduction
Owner of esDot Studio, creator of "PicShop - Photo Editor". My company blog is http://esdot.ca, and I also make awesome games over at http://treefortress.com

Current interests include making games, and specifially:
* Adobe AIR for Mobile
* Loom Engine

A full listing of my apps can be found at esdot.ca

I also work at gskinner.com, where we do cutting edge interactive pieces. Two of my personal  favorites: arcade.atari.com, pirateslovedaisies.com
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Over 6 million downloads of PicShop so far!
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Dawson City - Whitehorse - Edmonton - Toronto
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