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Posted in LucasArts Lucasfilm Lucasfilm Games

Secrets from the Lucasfilm Games Group

From the pages of Atari Connection magazine in the Spring of 1984 are the top ten tips on how to develop a video game at Lucasfilm Games. First, make it… read more Secrets from the Lucasfilm Games Group

Posted in LucasArts Star Wars Team 3

Meeting Ralph McQuarrie

I had the great honor and privilege of meeting the legendary Ralph McQuarrie! For the uninformed check out the website of the man responsible for the incredible visual and conceptual… read more Meeting Ralph McQuarrie

Posted in Awards Lucasfilm

Oscar Party

Last night at the 79th Academy Awards the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” was given to John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson… read more Oscar Party

Full Sail Advisory Board & Panel

Thank you Rob Catto, Michelle Gaudette, and Full Sail University for the honor of inviting me to join your Program Advisory Board and speak to so many of the next… read more Full Sail Advisory Board & Panel

Posted in LucasArts Star Wars

LEGO Star Wars II

There are a lot of perks at working at LucasArts. There are incredibly talented people everywhere! There’s an amazing campus with a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge, the… read more LEGO Star Wars II

Posted in Production

Communication Tips for Game Producers

When I started in the industry, there was little information available on game development and even less on game production. I had no idea what was expected of me because… read more Communication Tips for Game Producers

Posted in LucasArts

LucasArts: A New Hope

I love this cover of Edge magazine so much. It shows the depth of the characters and stories that are a part of LucasArts’ history beyond the incredible worlds of… read more LucasArts: A New Hope

Posted in Vicarious Visions

Vicarious Caricatures

One thing that Jase likes to do — often — is drawing caricatures of the team members working on the project. Sometimes I have to “professionally” frown upon it because… read more Vicarious Caricatures

Posted in IGDA Interview Vicarious Visions

“Where Play is Serious Business”

WHERE PLAY IS SERIOUS BUSINESS Craig Derrick works in an office that has a bookshelf devoted to comic books as well as a pair of seen-better-days stand-up arcade consoles. One… read more “Where Play is Serious Business”

Posted in Advisory Board Announcements IGDA Speaker

Albany IGDA Inaugural Meeting

I’m proud to announce the formation of an official chapter of the IGDA right here in Albany!  We had our first meeting last night upstairs at the Albany Pump Station… read more Albany IGDA Inaugural Meeting