Thanks everyone :3 (Today)

Successfully defended my title at the humble #towerfall invitational now I can stop feeling like I'm gonna barf (Today)

@BitteWenden99 I can take a look soon. At gdc this week so kinda busy (Today)

@GreyAlien miss you ;_; (Today)

RT @MattThorson: "It's actually really hot playing in this dinosaur costume." -@theBanov #RIP (Yesterday)

@maxticket nah in a house with a bunch of peoples (2 days ago)

@rabbit_nabokov not really. I'm at gdc this week so I won't be online much (2 days ago)

@maxticket last year's flight we took off and had to go back to the airport because the windshield blew open in the cockpit. (2 days ago)

@kaylasara yeah last year after we took off whoops (2 days ago)

I made it to San Francisco without the airplanes windshield blowing open this time #blessed #unbreakable (2 days ago)

@kinifi just landed at sfo :) (2 days ago)

@celsiusgs I got delayed in Chicago once because it was so cold the planes plumbing froze solid. :I (2 days ago)

@UllCon @AmericanAir noooooooooo (2 days ago)

@UllCon environment string issues? (3 days ago)

so wait were the llamas controlled by twitch chat or (4 days ago)

@kertgartner @ADAMATOMIC hdjdidudhsbsjeirhruwhwbe83h28wgsbsnskowowhsneje872gwbk (4 days ago)

@MattThorson "Tournaments make me too nervous" (5 days ago)

@Data01 yeah saw this awhile ago, captures the genesis game vibe pretty well but I never got around to trying it (5 days ago)

RT @infinite_ammo: Gonna be possibly looking to pick up some more contract work after GDC. Music and/or Code. <3 (5 days ago)

@kertgartner how is your computer even running (5 days ago)

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posts dated from: january 2013

2013 - 1 - 31 / 7:01 pm / doodle

Just a Doodle

Hey! I'm going to start posting tiny blog posts here instead of trying to hold off until I have mountains of text to type. I want to get into the habit of actually updating this thing and posting stuff that I'm making, or whatever. So with that, here's a doodle from the other night.

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This is actually the first thing I've really drawn since the beginning of 2013. Been busy with game stuff for the whole month, I guess!

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2013 - 1 - 30 / 4:11 am / games

2012 JayisGames Awards

2012 JayisGames Awards

A few weeks ago Offspring Fling was nominated for an award over on JayisGames.com for best indie platformer of 2012. I didn't really think much of it since there was some pretty fierce competition in the category, but the other day I woke up to an email congratulating me on my win!
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Well fancy that! I don't really know how this happened, but in the end all that matters is that I have a fancy gold coin internet image to display to everyone in the world. Thanks to everyone that voted for Offspring Fling!

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2013 - 1 - 29 / 6:51 am / general

Global Game Jam 2013 - Timelapse

Global Game Jam 2013 - Timelapse



Ended up making a game for Global Game Jam 2013. I went to the Phoenix location at University of Advancing Technology (the only location in all of Arizona!) The games were judged locally and I ended up getting first place overall, yay! I won 48 gigs worth of flash drives. Not bad!

The game isn't really in a state where I want to release it just yet. I might want to take this one and make it into something bigger and better... but I say that about all my jam games. This one is different though! ... I think.

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Hi there, my name is Kyle, and I'm a kid disguised as a grown up. I'm making video games and living the indie game developer life in Tempe, Arizona. Here you will find my thoughts, games, websites, doodles, and other stuff like that. I worked on Snapshot, Offspring Fling, and a whole bunch of other games. I also created and maintain Otter, a 2d game making framework. If you want to get a hold of me use the form on the bottom of the page, leave a comment, or just tweet at me. I try to post three times a week. Thanks for stoppin' by! You're the coolest.

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