Harvest Moon and Redwall

As the recent news about our progress on funding makes the circuit and…some other news (ahem) looms nearer and nearer, we are understandably being asked questions about the game’s scope, mechanics and genre. We’ve been deliberately coy on specifics and the biggest reason has been to minimize the misery for the fans if things never…

RealSense And The Uncanny Valley

IDF 2014 was not the first time we’ve been honored to have a tech demo on the floor. And as we’ve been to the rodeo we’ve learned a thing or two about floor demos. First among those things: Keep It Simple Sherlock. So with that lesson in mind we created Cloak&Badger – a very simple…

Redwall at GDC

I should have written this months ago, while all the memories were fresh, but sometimes you need a little time for an idea to find its place in your mind and sort itself out – perhaps this is one of those times. A few months back we were at GDC in San Francisco. For the…

Realsense & Unity3d : A First Look

(by Jon Collins, on behlaf of Soma Games and Code-Monkeys) This article is part of a series that documents our ‘Everyman’ experience with the new RealSense hardware and software being developed by Intel. Full disclosure, Intel does pay us for some of this stuff but one of my favorite aspects of working with them is…

Getting Rolling with the RealSense SDK

(by Jon Hogins, on behlaf of Soma Games and Code-Monkeys) This article is part of a series that documents our ‘Everyman’ experience with the new RealSense hardware and software being developed by Intel. Full disclosure, Intel does pay us for some of this stuff but one of my favorite aspects of working with them is…

Redwall Step 2: Ship It

Redwall AbbeyCraft : The Corsair’s Last Treasure is live. In case the point of that is lost, that means that the very first officially licensed Redwall video-gamish-thing is now out there in the wild. Bam! If step one of our journey was to Shout It then step 2 was clearly to Ship It. In other…

Redwall AbbeyCraft

Sometime in the next 72 hours, unless something unforeseen slows us down, we’ll pull the trigger on a small kickstarter campaign. The immediate goal, and the actual deliverable, is something we’re calling AbbeyCraft – a build of Redwall Abbey inside Minecraft and, at the lowest funding goal, distributed as an adventure map. To be crystal…