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potato audio poetry

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, April 28th, 2013 4:34 pm



Combining both the familiar appearance of the common potato with the radical contrast of sheer empty space my work explores the rift that exists in our post agrarian society.

The gestalt appearance of this tuberous crop, familiar to many as a common food can serve as a metaphor for the existential struggle of existing in a post industrial society.

The apparent contradiction of audio poetry references the numinous ‘eyes’ that cover the surface of the food, transposing eyes and ears to provoke introspection.

Please play and rate.

Miss Idaho

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, April 28th, 2013 1:30 am


Don’t make a platformer.

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Friday, April 26th, 2013 8:27 pm

Mission Accomplished

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, December 16th, 2012 7:51 pm

With less than an hour left, I managed to fill in the missing art (which coincidentally, was ALL of the art).


My game is rough, but its complete.

It’s missing a goat, but hey, its got swanky sound and music.


I couldn’t really “get into” the spirit of LD this year, but just plowed through and shipped something.


Looking forward to playing as many games as I can and watching the time lapses!


E-HIGH-FIVES to everyone!



Oh Shiiii

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, December 16th, 2012 5:48 pm

One hour left.


Gameplay, ok.

Audio, ok.

Polish, ok.

Menus, ok.


Art, …. Oh shit I still have gray boxes for everything!!



Less Than Five Hours Left, Kids!

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, December 16th, 2012 2:18 pm


Work in progress

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Saturday, December 15th, 2012 6:25 pm

Not feeling super motivated this LD. But I am hacking on some stuff on principal :)


Here is a work-in-progress shot:


Dr Evil

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Friday, December 14th, 2012 8:19 pm



Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Friday, December 14th, 2012 6:51 pm

Please share some music links.

I need more music to design, draw, and code to.




I’m In

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Friday, December 14th, 2012 12:43 pm

I’m in.

I will try my hand at AS3 this time. Make one of these ‘web games’ the kids keep talking about.


Requisite desk shot

Taken 2012-12-14 01.11.18 HDR


Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 7:03 pm


  • The list of things that went wrong this time is longer than the list of things that went right.
  • I somehow managed to get a working ‘final’ build in before the compo end. See the source code link.
  • As planned I have pushed it to the AppStore.
  • Ports to other platforms will be available within 24-48hours.


Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 4:57 am

Almost 5am local time. I’m quitting for the night. Theres a chance I will be able to wake up in the morning and attack this. What I have now is shamefully broken!


So far:

– very little luck coming up with idea I could get behind on day 0, instead pixelled a bunch of art

– spent morning of day 1 plotting an idea, a bit too large in scope but was compelling enough to work for so started it

– lost a lot of day 1 to misc things, local indie meetup, GF, diablo III

– large amount of time sunk into figuring out cocos2dx and getting my brain wrapped around the workflow



Oh shit! 30 hours remain!!!

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Saturday, April 21st, 2012 11:50 am

Slept in a bit. Just waking up and initializing my brain now.

Time for a long design session so I can hammer out the gameplay to implement.

Now I have some code to go with my art, but still no game

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Saturday, April 21st, 2012 1:56 am



Art (well, thats a stretch)

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Friday, April 20th, 2012 9:31 pm

So here is the problem. I’m a visual thinker, and I am a terrible pixel artist.

After many hours of slaving over a hot mouse, and chunking away here is what I have.


Should be enough of the key assets to start coding it up soon!



Sort of have an idea

Posted by (twitter: @isoiphone)
Friday, April 20th, 2012 7:42 pm

Sort of have an idea.

Well, at least I think I do. It involves tiny pigs and doobers. That is a start.


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