Category Archives: Indie Game

My Oculus Rift CV-1 Experience & Review: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Introduction My First VR Experience Getting the Oculus Rift Opening the Box and Setting up my Rift (aka My Precious) My First Oculus Rift CV-1 Experience Game Reviews The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Top 10 tips for using your CV-1 TL;DR   Growing up, all kids have dreams. Some want to be Pilots, others want to be Astronauts and some aspire to be like our cinema heroes, like the swashbuckling Indiana Jones. Well, last week, that dream was realized for thousands of grown up kids all across the world. How? Because for the first time ever, we all Read More →

How I got my dream job

  Trawling through 20,000+ job posts. Applying to 4,000+ jobs, giving out over 1000 business cards, talking to over 250 people on the phone for contacts and recommendations, and a 100+ interviews later, I finally have my dream job! I generally get one of 2 reactions when folks hear the details about my journey. 1. Oh man, thats a lot of time and work. Really Commendable. 2. Man, you had to go through that much? You either didnt apply right or you didnt really fit the job profile, you got lucky!   To be honest, its a little bit of Read More →

Interview: David Craddock (Stay Awhile And Listen) – A History of Blizzard Entertainment

  As most of you may know, I am a huge fan of the Diablo series, developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. I was super excited when I heard that someone was publishing a book about them. Finally, I would know the history behind one of my favorite games. I absolutely loved the book. So much so, that I wanted to chat with the author David Craddock to learn more about him and his inspiration behind writing this book. You can buy the book here. To learn more about the author, see DM Press and his website. I am publishing Read More →

Blurb: Klueless 9

Klueless is an annual Lateral Thinking Quiz Competition (Thats the best way to describe it:P) held every by IIM Indore, India. It takes the better part of 3-5 days to¬†complete, my team finished it in 3 days this time around. You can play it at: http://klueless.in/klueless/klueless9/   My Klueless Rankings: http://klueless.in/klueless/klueless9/k9eg.asp K9: #77 K8: #156 K7: #65 K6: #137 K5: #48 K4: DNF K3: ~#255   My K9 Experience : In the corner, my bed beckons On the table, the food and wine Tired, are my hurting bones While my symptoms withdraw from Klueless Nine.

SUPERHOT : The Game

SUPERHOT is a game which blends time freezing from Prince of Persia and Braid. It slickly combines this into a fast (pun?!) paced FPS which requires a lot of strategizing. We get to see the bullets flying through the levels, like Bullet time from Max Payne which feeling very Matrix-esque. The best part is that you get to shoot a few people, decide your strategy to kill the next few enemies and then go ahead and kill them. The element of pausing in between a gun fight, to figure out what to do next, is what makes this game very Read More →