Mar
17
2011

Drawn by Fate: How I got into the video game biz (Part 1 of 2)

Becoming an Artist in the Gaming Industry How did I get into the video game industry? Well, I’d like to think that hard work, raw talent and persistence got me to where I am, at least I hope so. I mean… to make it this far in my career and simply chalk it up to dumb luck, well that’s just sad. Dumb luck is for people who fall over backwards into circumstances that they would [...]

Mar
16
2011

Denise M.

Denis Matis - Community Manager

I’m Denise, the community manager at Big Blue Bubble. It’s exciting and fun; no two days are ever the same.  I’ll let you know a little bit about myself. I am first and foremost a mom of 4 lads; Edward, Devon, Tony and Alex. After my lads where in school I decided that it was time for me to go back to work. One morning I read an article in the local newspaper that was [...]

Mar
15
2011

Welcome to Big Blue Bubble’s Blog – Meet Damir Slogar

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  “Welcome to Big Blue Bubble”…This is the greeting you get when you step off the 9th floor.  This is also the overall feeling one gets when you first start working with the London, Ontario based gaming company.  As you walk around, the perceptions that you would have of guys playing video games, having fuzball or pool tournaments is not really what goes on here… well, not until you hit lunch time at least… Big Blue Bubble [...]

Mar
14
2011

The Making of Burn The Rope (Part 1 of 2)

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The First Spark I’ve had many people ask me how I came up with such a unique game play mechanic for “Burn the Rope” so I thought I’d share the answer with everyone. When brainstorming for game ideas I thought it would be interesting to take an extremely basic approach and not ask myself what would be a cool game but instead ask what things in life we have evolved to enjoy. I could go [...]

Mar
14
2011

Burn the Rope: Puzzle of the Day!

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Calling all artistically inclined rope-burning enthusiasts! Big Blue Bubble’s Burn the Rope is going strong at the App Store, and now players can contribute to the rope-burning fun with the new Puzzle of the Day contest! The Puzzle of the Day contest will serve up fresh new rope-burning daily content for players in the upcoming 1.3 update. Anyone who submits a puzzle design has a chance to win a free T-shirt if their puzzle is [...]