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I thought this was gonna be clickbait, but this analysis is on point. What do you folks think? (Spoilers for "The Last Jedi.")

As of writing this there’s currently an almost 40% disparity between the critics and audience’s response to the latest Star Wars on Rotten Tomatoes. For all of the high moments, satisfying pay-offs, and generally cool Star Wars stuff, a movie that runs two hours and 33 minutes is bound to fall f...
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Mobile studios discuss how they use serialised storylines to drive player retention far beyond launch
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I've got a new story out in Allegory this month. Come check it out!

MAIN PAGEFICTION by Daniel Roy "Clank" by Leah R. Pugh "Song of the Siren" by Ian DiFabio "Witch Trials" by Joyce Reynolds-Ward "Gone" by Arthur Davis "Surprise Me" by Andrew Knighton "Thespan: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in Three Acts" ...
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Eon Altar is out! Really proud to have worked with this amazing team to create a one-of-a-kind gaming experience. Check it out if you like couch co-op and RPGs!

We are officially out of early access and Episode I - The Battle for Tarnum is available and on sale now!

We are celebrating you and your support of us today. Thank you!

Your smartphone is your character! EON ALTAR brings modern technology to the social experience of couch co-op gaming. Play alone or with friends in this immersive local co-op experience, unlike any other game can deliver. So gather your friends, order the pizza and descend to the depths of the Eon A...
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This very excited review of "Terraria: The Ultimate Survival Handbook" made my week!

There's nothing better in an author's career than to see your audience love a book you wrote, especially when that audience is two boys geeking out.
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The second guide in the Terraria series is done. Time to get started on the third! Here's a sneak peak at a metro station I made as I taught myself how to build.

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First draft of the Ultimate Terraria Survival Guide is done, pending a little bit of polish over the weekend. My editor at Penguin Random House seems happy with what they saw so far... I've just been offered to write the next two guides in the series!

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I've been commissioned by Penguin Random House to write the official strategy guide for the hit sandbox game Terraria! I've worked on a lot of games but it's always a pleasure to approach one from a player's perspective. October's gonna be a busy month!

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I'm now a featured freelancer on Game Designers Vault. Check it out! Lots of interesting video game dev discussions on the website, too.

Your daily dose of game design and development.
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Subaeria is coming out on Steam Early Access in a week's time. Come add it to your wishlist!

Subaeria is a roguelike action puzzler where players manipulate robots into destroying each other. Throughout the game players follow the journey...
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A fantastic and thought-provoking read.

Blockbuster releases are homogenising around a narrow range of experiences and it could be driving creative people out of the industry
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Eon Altar is coming!

Eon Altar is hitting Steam Early Access in time for PAX Prime 2015. Play with us with your own smartphone and you'll get an exclusive Early Access Eon Altar Pin! Eon Altar, the mobile-enhanced co-o...
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A great article about the perils of AAA narrative design. My writing projects have been good to me, but I definitely remember some of these from a producer's perspective!

Game writers TJ Fixman, Marianne Krawczyk, and Tom Bissell gathered at the WGA West in Los Angeles on a panel moderated by Naughty Dog creative director and writer Neil Druckmann to talk the craft of game writing.
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I've updated my online portfolio with entries for Subaeria and No Way Out. Come by and have a look.

Daniel Roy's video game industry credits as writer, designer, producer, and consultant.
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Eon Altar has a new website! Come check it out!

Our Creative Director, Ed Douglas, made a lap of the office to show everyone each step of the process a character goes through from idea to reality! You'll find the whole story right here.
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