Video games are billion dollar industry. Traditional console games, mobile games, and online games attract millions of players, and more importantly, buyers, and tons of people want to get involved in the industry. The single best way to get hired to make games is to make games of your own. And an easy way to… Read More


A customer success story/case study is one of the most powerful ways to showcase the benefits of your product or service to prospective customers. According to a survey of more than 500 B2B technology buyers released in January 2014 by Eccolo Media, 56% of enterprise-level buyers used case studies to evaluate a purchase in the… Read More


There have been a whole lot of exciting announcements recently in the St. Louis startup scene. First there’s the Regional Enterpreneurship Initiative, supported by a number of local public and private organizations, intended to invest a total of $100 million into the local startup ecosystem over the next five years. Techli reports: “A year ago,… Read More


A developer friend of mine who recently moved back to town and I are collaborating on a project I’m very excited about.  Watch this space in early August for more info.… Read More


Another April, another STL Game Jam at local game design firm Simutronics. For those of you just tuning in, a game jam is a 48-hour event where you divide up into teams and create a playable game of some kind — video game, board game, card game, mobile game, etc — from beginning to end.… Read More


“Starting a company is hard. It’s not easy. It’s not for the faint of heart. There’s a million ways to fail, and only one way to succeed,” said Tom Cox of Coolfire Solutions, as he addressed a room of St. Louis startup entrepreneurs at the February meetup of StartLouis. There’s a ton of advice out there for… Read More


Welcome! If you are reading this, you’ve probably heard about “that Global Game Jam thing”, and think it sounds cool and maybe you want to try it. You have chosen wisely! It is cool and you will enjoy yourself. That said, I’ve compiled a list of tips so that you can make the Global Game Jam an even better… Read More


The 24 Comic Crunch is going awesomely — I’ve already written a 12-page comic script for my new space pulp project.… Read More