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Michael P.

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New Hyde Park, NY
Hometown: New Hyde Park

Member since:

February 10, 2013

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What kinds of games are you interested in making?

I've got a soft spot for 2D platformers, beat'em ups, and space shooters, but I'm down for creating anything that makes the player laugh or smile while playing it.

What platforms do you currently make games for?

I primarily use Game Maker for Windows.

What new frameworks or technologies would you like to learn?

I've always wanted to create a super solid platforming engine. I feel like lots of different types of game ideas can spring from that. I'm always down to learn anything new though.

Have you ever released a game before?

I had a cool project going on for a while where I challenged myself to create a game in a day, and did this once a week. It was a really fun project, and I released those games for friends on Facebook to play. Since starting the Root Beer Barrel Boys though, we released 2 games, Junk Rocket and Roach Rage, on the Windows Store. Check 'em out! :)

Introduction

Hi, I'm Mike, and I'm one third of indie game dev Root Beer Barrel Boys. I also run a company called Game Builders Academy where we teach game design to kids in Long Island. I'm an artist, but also enjoy creating music and know basic programming.


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