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Battling the Backlog: Curing No-Time-to-Play-Games-Itis

Game backlog

Few things in the game world garner as much simultaneous love and disdain as Steam’s annual summer sale. On the plus side, wildly discounted prices mean any game that has remotely been on your radar is suddenly attainable. On the

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From Double Fine to the D Train: The Making of Third Rail

Joe Kowalski on the roof

Joe Kowalski is no stranger to the games industry. Best known for designing the logos for Guitar Hero and Rock Band as well as the innovative menus for Brutal Legend, Kowalski made the decision in 2011 to move from San

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Game Jams and the Romance of the Last Minute

If creative work of any kind is an epic adventure, then the deadline is the dragon guarding the treasure at the end. No matter how disciplined your approach, there’s always that rush to get the last details just right before

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