Be Productive While Working on the Road

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The Modern Workspace

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We got a shout out on BBC Radio 2

Last night U text in to BBC radio 2. The no.1 radio station in the UK with over 15 million listeners a week. The reason: I’d very recently handed my notice in after 9 years working for a great video production studio in London and the DJ Jo Whiley has asked people to text in if they’d done anything exciting … Read More

Math Functions reference for GameSalad

Math/Trig Functions Reference for GameSalad (This info was removed from the official site… it’s so handy I thought I’d add it here.. if they add it back to the main site and would like me to remove it just hola!! 🙂 There are fifteen functions currently available: abs Usage: abs(x) The absolute value of the number. i.e. make the number … Read More

One Hour Game Design

I’ve recently started running a simple one hour Game Design Contests using the GameSalad game design SDK. Simply being run on the GameSalad forum. No prizes just for fun and to keep the brain working and to free myself up for the developing of new ideas in what spare time I can find (i.e. lunch break or in the evening … Read More

Adding Pre-Order Bonus’s for your Game release built using the GameSalad SDK

I’ve been thinking of other ways to make use of the super powerful Send/Receive Table URL recentyly added to the GameSalad game software development kit. (SDK) To build buzz for an upcoming release along with a promo video and announcements on forums we could’nt do much more… well not for free anyway. Adding Pre-order bonus’s has always been tricky as … Read More

Become an Advert King Pin – Run your own game ad network using GameSalad

Morning world.. topic of conversation for the day … Create your own Ad Network…. BECOME AN ADVERT KING PIN * I’m not suggesting the following is great idea, worth the effort or would necessarily work but it’s an interesting idea to throw around and maybe makes some sense. I think it would be possible to run our own interstitial ads … Read More

Quick start guide for the multiplayer tables in GameSalad

Here’s a quick breakdown of the new multiplayer tables, attributes, functions and behaviours in the GameSalad SDK. It’s all very new, confusing and exciting. I’ve read through the full early adopter documentation and put the below together a quick reference guide to help get my head around what does what. Exciting times…   Network Game Instances Table – Who, what and … Read More

Play testing the million dollar idea using Pass n Play

Evening world… I just thought I’d post and share what I’ve been up to recently… I’ve spent the past 8 or so weeks, brainstorming, and trying to perfect a game idea that’s been swimming around in my head for over a year. It’s an idea that I’m really keen to see come to life, partly cause it could be successful, … Read More

A new approach to game design, making use of Adobe After Effects.

I’ve recently been working on a new game project, ‘Project M’.  I’ve decided to step to the side of game programming for a while and tackle some of the visual design for the gameplay and menu system. Normally on a project : • I’ll do some rough sketches, • Create some images in Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator. • Import it all into GameSalad … Read More

How to adjust to working from home …

So I’ve been here working remotely from a spare room in our new house for a little while now (just around 6 to 7 weeks)… After the move to Devon in the UK, we’re settling into our new village life, my wife is slowly getting to know people, I’ve tried out the local pub quiz, taken up running (crawling), our … Read More

New • Free • Vertical & Horizontal Parallax Template For The GameSalad SDK

Afternoon world…. I’m pleased to announce another 100% Free template from www.StormyStudio.com A couple of days ago a fellow GameSalad user emailed us asking for some help with vertical parallax to go along with the more common horizontal parallax. So I created this little ‘Vertical & Horizontal Parallax Template’ . It’s all labelled up, and hopefully gives others something to … Read More

‘Crustacean Nation’ Game Promo for indie developer

We’ve just finished work producing a fun little promo video for indie game developer ‘Riffel Interactive Media’. The game promo was produced using Adobe After Effects and a mixture of 3rd party tools. We mixed supplied game footage with the 3D iphone 5 and created some animated sequences using the games main character ‘The Crab’. We hope that by using … Read More

Stormy Studio get’s all grown up – Here’s our first manifesto.

Stormy Studio is all set up as a Limited company in the UK. We’ve got a certificate and everything. To go along with the great feeling of knowing we’re now a company we’ve put together our very first manifesto. For the first year we’re keeping it nice and simple.  

a family, surf, animation and game design dream … PART 1

Good evening world… My name is Jon and I’m a professional animator, motion graphics designer and indie game developer who has/had a dream of living by the sea with my young family. The plan is to work on my own self funded projects along side my own clients animation and app projects. No bosses (other than the odd client) and … Read More

Our New Pro Universal Adventure Game Template

NEW UNIVERSAL ADVENTURE GAME TEMPLATE FROM STORMY STUDIO We’ve been busy at Stormy Studio towers producing a new universal game template for other developers to build on. It’s for use with the excellent game design software GameSalad (which is available for free, with a paid PRO version for added features). So if you’ve ever wanted to create your own adventure game, escape … Read More