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Ryan Duffin
Works at EA Digital Illusions CE
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Episode 41 of the Reanimators Podcast is up, where we talk with the different speakers at the GDC 2013 Animation Bootcamp, coming to San Francisco this March:

http://reanimators.net/?p=466
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Yeah, I'm speaking at GDC this year!  See you there.
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Interesting time for 2d games and people who can't program.
 
Check out the latest Gametracer Prototype Video :)
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About to go on Live stream with +Chandana Ekanayake and +John Comes  on UberEntertainment's live stream! http://www.twitch.tv/uberchannel
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Since I often forget about G+'s existance, I forget to share things here too.  But last month I did a chat with Ben Kuchera from Penny Arcade about the ground floor basics of what it is that a game animator does.  You can check it out here:

http://penny-arcade.com/report/editorial-article/animation
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"How one Animator went from Baby to Batman! How one small indie studio went from average to awesome!" Do +Polygon writers get paid per alliteration?
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Subsidies cheat workers and taxpayers.  They need to go!
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Yeah, it's crazy.  The Vancouver and games situation is extra crazy because Vancouver has at the same time, become a black hole of film production, sucking them in from across the globe.  It's an artificial economy poised for collapse, should local voters figure out just how much of their money is getting funneled back to Hollywood.
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Reanimators Podcast is not dead!  Just... slow.  Episode 40 is LIVE with +Jon Jones +Mike Jungbluth +Rick Blankenship talking about Outsourcing in the games industry.  It was recorded late at night so pardon any delirium (or singing) near the end. 
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Also, we recorded Episode 39 of the Reanimators Podcast recently with well-spoken UI artist +Caryn Vainio, in the middle of the "misogyny in games" shitstorm that followed E3.

Check it out here: http://reanimators.net/?p=409
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Supposed to be every couple of weeks but that hasn't quite worked out.
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Work
Occupation
Animation Mercenary
Employment
  • EA Digital Illusions CE
    Animator, Contract, 2011 - present
  • Freelance/Mouse for Hire
    CEO, 2009 - present
  • Sony Imageworks
    Intermediate Animator, Contract, 2011 - 2011
  • Uber Entertainment
    Animator, Contract, 2010 - 2010
  • Remedy Entertainment
    Senior Animator, Contract, 2009 - 2010
  • Recoil Games
    Lead Animator, 2008 - 2009
  • Edge of Reality
    Senior Animator, 2007 - 2008
  • Guerrilla Games
    Senior Animator, 2006 - 2007
  • Climax Entertainment
    Senior Animator, 2006 - 2006
  • Treyarch
    Animator, 2001 - 2006
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Gender
Male
Other names
Johnny One-Note, Johnny Kickass, Ace, Captain Awesome
Story
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So this one time I was in...
Introduction
Vagabond animation gun-for-hire.

I'm a cowboy, in economy class I ride.




Bragging rights
I once beat a girl at arm wrestling.
Education
  • DigiPen Institute of Technology
    3d Animation, 1999 - 2001
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