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Joe Houston
Works at Roxlou Games
Attended UCSB, SBCC
Lives in Austin, Texas
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Interview with me in the Boston Globe today.
 
Earlier this month the Boston Globe chatted with Joe about the role that violent video games can play in addresses the issue of violence in society. This is the result.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/09/28/video-game-killers-for-peace/sbghhr3zD7qmXQgZms2DnI/story.html
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From the world of Unwritten Passage...
 
We've been putting it off for a while, but UNWRITTEN PASSAGE now has its own dedicated website.

http://unwrittenpassage.com/

Same info that's available all over the web, but now compressed into a bite sized chunk. Check it out!
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UNWRITTEN PASSAGE: "May Dev Update"

Compromises, happy accidents, and demon faced clan leaders.

http://www.roxlougames.com/unwritten-passage-dev-update-may-2013/
A running joke on Unwritten Passage is that everything that can go wrong will, but we console ourselves that at least everything that can go right will also happen. Although some of us have been ma...
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The End of a Campaign, and the Start of a Game...

In case you haven’t heard, our Kickstarter campaign is over and Unwritten: That Which Happened hit its funding goal!

Thanks to all our friends,family, and backers for their support!

http://www.roxlougames.com/the-end-of-a-campaign-and-the-start-of-a-game/
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Less than 48 hours to go on the UNWRITTEN Kickstarter! It's the final countdown.

We're starting it off with a heartfelt video update from Joe.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1599677835/unwritten-that-which-happened/posts/403255
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UNWRITTEN PASSAGE: Guys, Girls, and Massive Paper Spirit Monsters

A look into the role of gender in the game (and in the industry as a whole), including some of our work for June.

http://www.roxlougames.com/guys-girls-and-massive-paper-spirit-monsters-dev-update-june-2013/
As game developers, we find that our Twitter feeds read like a news ticker for "what's happening in women's rights". The game industry, not unlike an adolescent teenager riddled with acne, is going...
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Due to a trademark issue, we're changing UNWRITTEN's name a bit. Help us pick a new name!

http://www.roxlougames.com/trademark-technicalities-and-a-new-name-for-unwritten/
Following the success of our Kickstarter campaign, we've enjoyed a bit of added exposure. One unexpected side effect of this is that this has also drawn the attention of the “Eye of Sauron”, i.e. the ...
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During the last 14 hours of UNWRITTEN's Kickstarter campaign, the whole Roxlou Games team will be playing indie games suggested by our backers and will be live tweeting our impressions.

Check out the details below. Follow along, plus use the opportunity to ask us any question you desire!

http://www.roxlougames.com/the-team-of-unwritten-12-final-hours-and-a-bunch-of-indie-games/
The Kickstarter for our first game, Unwritten: That Which Happened, is about to enter its final 24 hours. At the time of writing this we are at just over 81% of our goal, thanks to a phenomenal day of...
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Getting close to our final 24 hours, and we're 80% funded!

Don't stop now, let's carry on to the finish line!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1599677835/unwritten-that-which-happened/posts/403937
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3 days to go and 61% Funded! This is an important milestone... now upward and onward!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1599677835/unwritten-that-which-happened/posts/402603
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Game Developer
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  • Roxlou Games
    Owner, 2012 - present
    Roxlou Games: Made for Nerds
  • Akane Studios
    Senior Gameplay Engineer, 2009 - 2013
  • BioWare
    Gameplay Engineer
  • Midway Games
    Senior Gameplay Engineer
  • Sensory Sweep
    Lead Programmer, Designer
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