All posts tagged: touring band

Lostgarden looking for brilliant programmer in Seattle

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a mystery project Summer project time! I’ve got an intriguing new design that is best explored by the sort of in-person rapid prototyping that I love. To that end, I’m looking to team up with a talented programmer or two from Seattle/Redmond. It’s a bit like getting a band together. My dream is to meet up every Sunday at a local coffee shop, riff about what we’ve done that week and come away energized and […]

Escapist article on ‘Boutique MMORPG’

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Allen Varney over at the Escapist just posted an interesting follow up article to my Lessons from Touring Band essay. He provides some solid number and lots of wonderful examples of village games. You can read it here. A hundred petri dishes I’m impressed that Allen tracked down so many great examples. One thing that I noted was the fragmented nature of the market. This market is nothing like the mainstream world (aka WoW land) […]