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"Nobody wants to be a one-hit wonder, but in the world of gaming, where it's impossible to predict the next big thing, maybe you just have to accept that."

Yeah well, no one wants to be a NO HIT wonder either :'(
 
When Mike Bithell started working on Thomas Was Alone, his first solo game, he imagined three possible tiers of success. At the low end of the spectrum, he hoped the game would earn enough money so...
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Lol, I couldn't resist buying this ... Two for $5
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So. . .they were worried about infringing on the trademark for "Lego", but not "Batman"?
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Features Platforms: Unity Professional users can now optionally show the builtin Unity Splash Screen on applicable platforms. Setting is in the Player Settings. Improvements Android: Added FB clear to devices that would prefer discard FB but don't have the discard frame buffer extension. Android: Added profiling stats for blit to screen and input processing. Android: Joystick input optimization, fixes slowdown on some older devices.
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Before we switched to 5 they were working really well for us, though I didn't have to set it up :P
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[Thinks evil thoughts about the dog the neighbours are looking after … it yaps … constantly … practices throat punches in the air]
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We have coyotes, so everything smaller than about Mel-size is encouraged not to leave the house.
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… by pressing down a special key it plays a little melody …

https://play.google.com/music/m/Tbuxvruho4f2d3llivxb4rbam4y
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I like Pandora on my Roku just for background music. I'll throw up a channel and then forget it. I ripped all my CD's into Google Music, so I use that in the car. Just plug my phone into the el-cheapo car stereo and press "I'm Feeling Lucky".
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[Edit: I found this online somewhere]
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that is amazing
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Ha! It's actually not bad!
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A thrice-weekly webcomic written and illustrated by Reza Farazmand. New comics every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Sigh.
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Spectrum never was able to manage more than 2 colours in a 8x8 pixel area
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"... King is spending almost half a billion dollars a year on marketing. Supercell is spending, according to the Financial Times, €400 million a year marketing, ... "

http://www.gamesbrief.com/2015/03/free-to-play-marketing-costs-rise-and-profitability-falls-at-king-and-supercell/
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Going straight into the wall and keeping the foot down. I'll get my popcorn :) 
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Ooo just came across …

throw new System.NotImplementedException ();

Handy for stuff I haven't finished yet and need to make sure I remember, Neat!

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.notimplementedexception%28v=vs.110%29.aspx
Name, Description. Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library, NotImplementedException(), Initializes a new instance of the NotImplementedException class with default properties. Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class ...
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ha ha! Just using this again now. Have to finish for the day, need the code to remain playable, but just need this one particular part to throw an exception to remind me that its borked. yay!
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Game & Interactive Developer
Skills
Flash, AS3, Unity, Adobe products, worked in advertising, prepress
Employment
  • Self employed
    Designer/Developer, 2013 - present
  • 3rdSense
    Developer, 2013 - 2013
    Developing mobile educational apps, games and more.
  • Indie Game Developer
    Indie Game developer, 2009 - 2013
  • Soap
  • The White Agency
  • Creata Promotions
  • The Mill
    Jnr Graphic designer
  • Renard Marketing
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Gender
Male
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Married
Other names
Terence
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Tagline
Game developer. Artist. Dog owner. Father. Made over 110 personal games (and another 50+ for clients), on mobile, desktop and the web. I've moved away from being an Indie and now do client projects.
Introduction
Lover of Unity3D (ex Flash fanboy). I love making games and do so just about every day. I also love to paint, think, read and plan. I draw, make music and a few other things too.
Father of Pixel Maya Paton (aka Little Paton)

You can find most of my games on my mochimedia profile page - http://www.mochigames.com/​​developer/terrypaton1/

Here's a blog post I wrote after my 100th game: http://pixelpaton.com/?p​​=3097

Music I've made:

My game development sketchbooks:

Screenshots from my games:

Photos of some of the artworks I've produced:

I publish out to twitter from my google plus account with ManageFlitter - http://manageflitter.com/

My dog Tobi has a Tumblr account: http://tobipaton.​​tumblr.com/

Photos of my dog taking a shit: http://​photosofmydogtakingashit.​tumblr.com/
Bragging rights
I've made over 110 games for myself and over 60 for clients
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Currently
Sydney, Australia
Previously
Auckland, New Zealand - Napier, New Zealand
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Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy has left the Minecraft film adaptation, citing creative differences with the game's developer, Mojan

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With this class you can compress and decompress Strings. This snippet is a reworked version of this code: http://www.csharphelp.com/archives

Andreas Grech's Blog: Getting rid of the pesky "Uncaught exception in as...
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After some Unity update a couple of months back, an annoying error started showing in the console unexpectedly: Uncaught exception in async

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protobuf-net
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Fast, portable, binary serialization for .NET

ATO AusKey on OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Solution - MacBook Pro - Apple
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Hi folks, I've found many solutions to technical issues on these forums, and I came here looking to solve another issue with the ATO's Busin

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Building for iOS in Unity
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The GameAnalytics SDK will per default collect the Advertising Identifier (IDFA) in order to attribute installs to a specific user. Therefor

Unity - Unity QA - Patch Releases
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Patch Releases. We are listening to our users who are demanding that we fix more bugs, and faster, with our ongoing patch build releases. Ea

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Making a Target Tracking Orthographic Camera in Unity. 30 Mar 2014. I'm working on a new prototype of a 2D local multiplayer space game. I w

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Saving Data #1 - Remember Me?
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Motivation You should read this article if: You'd like to know how to store persistent data for your game You need to store more complicated

Hilbert curve - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Pixel Dungeon
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Pixel Dungeon is a traditional roguelike* game with pixel-art graphics and simple interface.Explore the depths of Pixel Dungeon, collect use

King execs struggle to explain why the Candy Crush maker is flagging
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King is taking a beating on the stock market thanks to the softness in Candy Crush Saga 's bookings. What did the execs have to offer invest

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