Sunday, September 21, 2014

Surface Pro 3 - Pimping my N-trig Pen

I have recently bought myself a Surface Pro 3 - mostly for the purpose of game development and drawing/sketching some ideas for future game designs. Really like the use of the pen (e.g. in Manga Studio 5). The aluminium feels nice and cool. The downside is that it feels a bit slippery between my fingers especially when I need to work with pressure and lacks then a bit of control. Also when drawing it happened a couple of times that I lost the he ideal position to quickly reach the eraser button because I do tend to roll a pen between my fingers when it's shaped round like this one.

To fix that I have tried out various rubbery pen holder helpers that you can buy in many paper shops (see picture). The triangle one - after being shortened - was a perfect fit and makes it so much better. 


Friday, July 25, 2014

Stunning introduction and let's play videos of Trap's'n'Treasures by MsStandart

It was with great pleasure to discover this really nice introduction video to our game and to see someone play and comment each of the four challenging levels of Traps'n'Treasures. The videos are in german and obviously addressed to the 'Let's Play'-community but I have never seen someone taking so much care and effort to talk about a game. Much appreciated. Thank ye.


...and btw: bats in caves is an unwritten law, sorry matey. ;)