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Let's Talk: A Couch Co-op Work Space

I was reading through one of my absolutely favorite start-up culture evangelists, Pat Riley of GAN, and he brought up something I’ve seen trending more and more the past year:  no cell phone zones in offices. As someone who’s holistically connected to their devices more often than I should be, it really resonated with me, and I had to move forward with it. Check out this photo that Pat was so willing to share from HATCH in Bergen, Norway.  No Phone Zones are for refreshing your mind, switching gears, and keeping it analog.     I couldn’t resist but to collaborate...
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Better Branding with Games

Importance of Having Brand Games Branded games give your audience an extra way of interacting with your brand. Games are the only form of media that you have to actively engage in to utilize. While music and movies can be enjoyed from an engaged audience, most of that audience is consuming the media passively, with something else on their mind. Video games require active participation in order to continue the experience, which leads to higher consumer levels of engagement. Increased engagement with a brand will help keep customer retention and drive consumer promotion via word of mouth, which has been...
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Pushing the Sega Genesis to Its Limits

All of this information is getting pulled from the following series of videos. If you are planning on doing anything along these lines, it is a great idea to not only read this document, but also watch the videos that are being referenced. They break down how to do these effects piece by piece in order to achieve these impressive effects: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi29TNPrdbwJLiB-VcWSSg-3iNTGJnn_L   2-Color 60FPS Full Screen Animations https://youtu.be/c-aQvP7CUAI   Doing a full screen animation, even at two colors, at 60 frames per second would obviously be way too large to fit on a Genesis game. Even with compression it...
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Organizing NES Graphics Banks

A guide to organizing banks of sprite and backgrounds tiles to optimize memory for the NES.
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Retro Games Are for Lovers

This Valentine’s Day, Mega Cat Studios has 14% off all orders with the coupon code LUSTYMEAT. This discount code ends Friday, but there’s plenty of time to break some hearts and make some memories with 8 & 16 Bit dessert A curated list of examples and suggestions are below, for new games and old, to celebrate this exciting day. The Player's Kit Mayo seen above for reference only. Disclaimer: This is not representative of Mayo’s character, and is a work of fiction.   V-Day is the most romantic day of the year. So what's a Casanova supposed to do when...
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