Jun
28
2011

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

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“Songs, Sigils, and Sing-a-Longs” On the same night that the Thumpies team recorded voices for characters in the game we decided we had better narrate the song titles as well.  I have the honor of being the voice you hear when you choose a song/level, probably because I was the only one who knew how to pronounce them.  Some of their names are admittedly quite strange.  Dave created all the music in Thumpies yet he didn’t mind letting me name all of his songs.  During the game’s [...]

Jun
16
2011

Burn the Rope now available on Android Market

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We are excited to announce we are burning our way onto Android! Our smash hit, Burn the Rope is finally available on Android Market! Burn the Rope, is a puzzle adventure where the goal is as simple as it is addictive: burn as much rope as possible! Release your inner arsonist and ignite your way through over 100 delightful levels, with new user generated puzzles every day! Get involved and submit your very own puzzle to be featured [...]

May
19
2011

Cookies to Motivate!

Amanda T.

Finally, it’s Amanda time! You might be wondering, Amanda who? Well, it’s me! I’m the administrative Assistant here at Big Blue Bubble and I’m in charge of making sure the office runs smoothly and everyone is happy. Not an easy task some days and easy as pie the others.       In the 3+ years I’ve been here, I’ve found that it’s incredibly rare to make everyone happy all of the time.  With the [...]

May
19
2011

Amanda T.

Amanda T.

  Amanda has been the Administrative Assistant at Big Blue Bubble for just over 3 years now. She is the hired thug at the front desk, a game tester when mediocre skills are needed, and likes exciting tasks that no one else finds exciting (ie. Data entry). After work, she goes home to her very understanding husband, Brad, their dog Starbuck, and their cats Landon, Sassafrass, and Watson.  

May
17
2011

Careers in The Gaming Industry: Getting High School Students Interested

Claudette C. at John Paul II Secondary School

Each year, TechAlliance ask its members to participate in the Secondary School Technology Awareness Campaign. As explained on their website : “During London Tech Week and London Biotech Week, TechAlliance hosts awareness campaigns targeting secondary schools. These initiatives provide teachers with the opportunity to invite seasoned industry experts into their classrooms to speak about their experiences, encouraging students to explore studies and careers in technology or the life sciences”. This year our COO, Claudette Critchley, [...]