Soma Games winds up in the news here and there, now and again. Keep an eye out here for the reviews, interviews, and chatter that cover what we’re doing.

I Suddenly Love Street View

This will be quick, but I just had one of those magical experiences where a technology  gobsmacks you and moves you to the Happy Dance. I was in Seattle Wednesday and Thursday for Casual Connect and I was talking with Tony from GREE about the Pacific Northwest. Long story -> short, as I was walking…

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Flurry Friday 27: Kickstarter Film Shoot

This week we had a blast shooting our first Kickstarter film for a game we are publishing through Code-Monkeys.com soon. On the set we had John Bergquist (Flurry) as the director, Cinematography Sean Brown of www.seandbrown.com as the director of photography and Red Camera operator, Amy Hunter as sound engineer, Nat Iwata as art director…

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An Open Letter To Kris Vallotton (et al.)

(This was originally written as an email to the above mentioned addressee. But then I thought, “I wonder if that busy guy would ever have the chance to actually read mail from a stranger?” Then I thought that except for a few details, it’s really a letter I should write to a bunch of leaders,…

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Education Negatively Correlated to Income

There have been several times where we’ve been asked to talk to students about job opportunities in the gaming industry. In most cases, these conversations are hosted by a teacher or administrator who has a vested interest in Academia as a pursuit in and of itself. I think in most cases those folks wish we…

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The Thin Line Between Faith and Stupid

One of my favorite lines to (mis)quote is from This is Spinal Tap: “there’s a fine line between clever and stupid.” Today I’m thinking about the fine line between faithful and stubborn. We had a dismal Q1 around here and when I say “dismal” I mean something like the “Oh wow. There’s a good chance…

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