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Wow, it’s been a whirlwind of a week. November MRGS meetup, playtesting at Minority Media and helping Flying Carpet Games launch the Kickstarter campaign for The Girl and The Robot. Freelance life is definitely starting to agree with me.
This weekend’s plans involve lots of eating out as the Montreal a table festival is in full swing. Gotta love discounts on yummy food.
On to the links:
First off, there’s just over week left for you to get your entries in to the Girl and The Robot fan art contest! Break out the paintbrushes and get on it!
And speaking of Kickstarter, former Take My Money Tuesdays featurees Iron & Ale are back with a new Kickstarter campaign, improved designs, backer rewards and a local financial target. Take a look why don’t you?
I really enjoyed this breakdown of Assassin’s Creed writer Jill Murray’s GDC Next talk on how female characters should no longer be considered a sub-category and how game developers can look to awesome women of history for inspiration.
Okay, I know these have been doing the nerdy girl blog rounds all week, but aren’t they AWESOME?!
5 Awesome NES facts, animated in stop-motion.
Wine for cats. That is all.
Congrats to Montreal’s own Kitfox games for being a finalist in this year’s Indie Speed Run game jam competition with their game Sculptorgeist.
And speaking of game jams, regardless of whether you’re taking part in this weekend’s GAMERella jam, this list of 10 Free Game Development Tools is sure to come in handy you need to whip a game together.
Do you agree with this list of the top 10 worst video game controls, as reviewed by The Angry Video Game Nerd?
And finally, two of my favourite things, together at last: chiptune & The Talking Heads.