My latest "memoirs" are "Featured Posts" on Gamasutra. Part Four: Infinity is More Than Ten, Right? Part Five: How Much is 48K? How many original Dino Eggs games could today's average computer keep runnning at the same time? I figure about 24,000... !
I'm pleased to see that Part Three of my "memoir" is a Featured Post on Gamasutra: 1982. In writing my first computer game Crisis Mountain, I felt like I was creating a straight-forward variation on Donkey Kong. In designing my second game, I knew I could do better. But what was better? Read more: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidHSchroeder/20151005/255291/What_Did_Better_Mean.php
I was pleased to be a guest on the "VGBS Gaming Podcast" -- posted at:
If you don't have time to listen to the whole podcast, you can catch some highlights at these time points:
4:35 -- The challenge of updating a 32-year-old game.
25:00 -- Getting ripped off in the good old days.
29:00 -- Was Dino Eggs the first home computer game to be "modded?"