Browsing articles tagged with " Thumpies"
Apr
5
2011

Thumpies: The Making of an Odd-Ball Rhythm Game (Part 1 of 4)

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“Follow the Bouncing Ball” It was November of 2009 and I was asked by my Producer David K. to take a peek at a small iPhone prototype he’d been working on that he believed might have some potential.  Dave and I had just finished working together on a title for Namco called Garters & Ghouls and we seemed to have good synergy, bouncing ideas back and forth and inspiring each other.  Garters & Ghouls was full of [...]

Mar
17
2011

Thumpies Beat Their Way onto the Mac App Store!

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Big Blue Bubble is proud to announce that their award winning – choked-full of rhythm gaming fun – Thumpies has officially landed on Apple’s Mac App Store! With the critics raving, Thumpies has taken the iPhone by storm with its unique blend of rhythm gaming and beat matching. Fun for players of all ages, a quirky art design accompanied by a unique musical score composed by award winning industry veteran David Kerr sets Thumpies in a genre [...]

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 [...]

Feb
18
2011

Dave K.

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    Dave K. has been a Producer at Big Blue Bubble for the past two years and is the creator of the hit iPhone games Burn the Rope and Thumpies. He’s been in the gaming industry for over 10 years and started out as a sound designer/composer. He lives with his beautiful wife Maggie and his three black cats Simon, Sarah and Arthur.

Feb
18
2011

Damir S.

Damir S.

  With over 20 years spent in the game industry and credited for over 50 games across 10 different platforms, Damir is one of the most experienced industry professionals in Canada. Born in Croatia, he started his career in the mid 80′s as a programmer creating proprietary games for the MSX and Commodore Amiga. He spent the next couple of years in broadcasting; producing and hosting a live TV show devoted to video games and [...]

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