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Apr
26
2011

8-bit video games made me who I am today

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I grew up with a game controller in my hands and a host of video game mascots at my side. If these games taught me anything it was how to keep on trying no matter how many times I failed. Eventually I ended up programming games for a living and I like to think rescuing princesses time and again played a big part in getting me there. “Players learn while playing video games.” This is [...]

Apr
21
2011

Happy Easter

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This morning the employees got this small message in their inboxes and we thought it would be fun to share it with all of you!  

Apr
19
2011

Burn the Rope Goes Full Size on Mac OS!

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We have some very exciting news for you: Big Blue Bubble’s Burn the Rope has ignited puzzle gaming on the iPhone and iPad, and is now also available for the Mac OS. Wickman has been looking to make his next move, and with brand new cursor and keyboard-driven controls, Burn the Rope for Mac OS brings the original hit mobile gaming experience and proven flame-lighting fun to Mac gaming enthusiasts everywhere!     The goal of Burn the [...]

Apr
19
2011

Thumpies: The Making of an Odd-Ball Rhythm Game (Part 2 of 4)

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“The Name Game” The name Thumpies didn’t come to us until around half way through the project.  The working title was BeatBox for the first while but once the art style developed and the bouncing balls became bizarre furry creatures we got playing around with names like Thumper and then eventually Thumpies.  We wanted a name that somehow related to sound and music, but could also be a name for what the little characters were.  When we finally [...]

Apr
13
2011

Challenges = Courage | The Story of a 14yr. old Fighting Arthritis

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Recently, Big Blue Bubble, entered a team to support the Walk to Fight Arthritis. The walk takes place on Sunday, May 15th, 2011. Why did BBB choose this charity to support?  In keeping with their philosophy of supporting their employees they chose this charity because my 14 year old son, Tony, lives with Juvenile Rheumatoid  Arthritis. Meet Tony: This is his story: About 4 years ago, Tony slowly became very ill. He had come home from [...]

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