retro riffs

Category: GameDev

Altered Video Player

March 13, 2018Hacks / GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Wow, time has flown! Yet another Netflix Hack Day has come to pass. For the Winter 2018 event, I decided to experiment with the combination…

PacPeeps

March 25, 2015GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Spent some vacation time making a small game. To win, you must eat all the dots, but with an added twist: All four mazes are navigated…

Electronic Arts

March 10, 2014GameDev 1 Min Read

After nine exciting years working at EA, I decided it was time for a career change. Here's a list of all the industry titles I directly…

Space Hex! (HTML5)

January 21, 2013GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Space Hex! is another web game I created while playing around with HTML5 Canvas. This one is puzzle-based (no lightning-fast reflexes…

Space Cavern (HTML5)

December 20, 2012GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

The premise of the game is simple. Basically it's a retro-style 2D platformer where you must guide your rocket ship (using WASD or arrow…

Super Logic Grid! (Win32)

June 17, 2006GameDev / Legacy 1 Min Read

I've always been a fan of logic grid puzzles, but I never came across a video game that emulated it well. This was my attempt to do so, but…

Paper Rock Scissors 2000 (Win32)

July 15, 2000GameDev / Legacy 2 Min Read

I had a wonderful time making this game! The idea for Paper Rock Scissors 2000 came to me one day while I was trying to imagine a strategy…

Gorch's Quest (Win32)

June 09, 2000GameDev / Legacy 1 Min Read

Gorch’s Quest is a tile-based space adventure game inspired by Legend of Zelda. You are the young hero, Gorch, who must save his planet from…

Galactic Gorch II

May 01, 1995GameDev / Legacy 1 Min Read

Your home planet Zardoff has been invaded by the evil overlord Vexx and your citizens depend on you to protect them. To win the game, you…

Jurassic Park: Text Adventure (BBS)

August 01, 1993GameDev / Legacy 1 Min Read

After reading Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park novel, I felt inspired to try and capture the experience with my own game. To give you a bit…