Adam Berenzweig of CTRL-labs has been working for most of his life on helping humans and machines communicate with one another. His latest project is a revolutionary interface which will add much more of our bodies into virtual realities.
As in previous years, cosplay is huge at the Baltimore Comic Con, a show that keeps comics solidly at it’s heart. We met Brandon Bazemore, a first time con-goer to ask him about cosplaying Miles Morales, the new Spider-Man.
Dr. Edward Metz leads education technology programs at the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. In addition to promoting educational and learning games, he is always on the lookout for worthy programs in need of government funding.
Online casinos like the one run by PlayFrank must tap into a surprising amount of game technology to keep their customers entertained in an increasingly crowded field. We chatted with the team there about their skills as game designers, and how much game developer talent is really needed to run a modern online casino.
Daniel Greenberg grew up playing Dungeons and Dragons and creating fantastic worlds. Then after college he worked on some of the most iconic RPGs and videogames ever made. Today, his games help those struggling with health problems and other serious issues.
Cedar Games is a five-person studio based in Cologne that is pushing some really big ideas, like an apocalyptic RPG that is customizable enough to be loved by casual gamers, hardcore role-players, PvP warriors and sim-loving crafters. Find out what strange magic is going into the development of their premiere Z-Alert game.
Lead designer of Monument Valley, Ken Wong, releases the first game from his Melbourne studio, Mountains. Florence is a game about love and Wong discusses the challenges of portraying romance in games.
Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl McDaniels may be famous for his amazing rap group, but at the Baltimore Comic-Con, the focus was on his latest endeavor, Darryl Makes Comics, a new comic series McDaniels is creating. Of course, he also performed some amazing raps, to the delight of his fans.
Wandering the halls of Baltimore Comic-Con this year, our reporters ran into a variety of cosplayers, all of whom seemed to have different reasons and methods for getting into the costumed fun. We talked with some of the most interesting cosplayers at the show.
Last year, we had the opportunity to attend a few of the Comics and Popular Arts Conference panels at DragonCon, and talk with Johnathan Flowers, Ph.D Candidate, about comics, games and fandom, regarding how they stack up with respect to representation, diversity, and myth-building. We continue our chat this year.