jolon.com

Art, Business, Gamedev, Tech & More

June 16, 2012
by jolon
Comments Off on World’s First Tax on Internet Explorer 7

World’s First Tax on Internet Explorer 7

An Australian online retailer, Kogan.com is levying a ‘tax’ on customers who view the site using Internet Explorer  7. The company’s CEO, Ruslan Kogan told the BBC he wanted to “recoup the time and costs involved in rendering the website into … Continue reading

May 31, 2012
by jolon
Comments Off on 5 Reasons Jetpack Joyride Rocks!

5 Reasons Jetpack Joyride Rocks!

Jetpack Joyride is my favorite iOS game so far. The gameplay is extremely fast, with each playthrough lasting between 30 – 90 seconds on average, but excellent balance, pacing, and reward structures, it always feels new and more advanced, even … Continue reading

May 29, 2012
by jolon
Comments Off on Unity3D Mini-Map Resources

Unity3D Mini-Map Resources

Mini-Maps are an essential GUI element for many types of games; a great help for users’ wayfinding and navigation efforts. Here’s a list of resources for creating mini-maps in Unity3D. There’s plenty more out there, and don’t forget to check … Continue reading

May 14, 2012
by jolon
Comments Off on Startups, this is how design works

Startups, this is how design works

Startups, This is How Design Works A fascinating article about startups and what parts of design they should value most. Halfway through, the author, Wells Riley takes a fascinatig sidetrack to explore how about 85% of the Apple product lineup … Continue reading