Mike in Sweden πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ

An American expat in Europe

Restricted! 🚫

Coming up to this game jam, I knew the overall theme would be fishing so I spent all week testing out various water effects, to try and get a nice looking underwater feel for the game so that when this…

Game Jam Time! 🐟

Starting tomorrow at 5:00am… a new game jam of 72 hours with the theme of Fishing. 🎣 There will be an unannounced limitation to play by, but I think a fishing mini game is about as classic as they come,…

Reengagement Strategy πŸ₯”

If you’ve read my last posts, you know at this point I’ve pretty much fully lost interest in my job. Having the Sunday night dread creep in every week and living for the weekend isn’t much of a way to…

Game Jamming πŸ•ΉοΈ

Weird to say.. but I’ve almost been in the gaming industry for 10 years now. In all that time, I’ve never been on a “game team.” What I mean by that, is I’ve never been part of the group actually…

A Reduction in Workforce πŸ“‰

Just as I had found something I was really excited to work on at work, we had a massive layoff that was positioned in the most corporate way I’d heard so far since this is my 4th time dealing with…

Finding Joy at Work πŸ“ˆ

Five years ago… I really enjoyed my job. I found it engaging, and difficult, and I loved the problem solving we did on most days. Now? Erm… less. Did the job change? Did I change? I think both, but that’s…