Special Enquiry Detail 2

I wrote a second SED game and it’s just been announced – Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill. The graphic is from the first game but I’m sure they’ll update that fairly soon.

Rhianna Ford – now on iPad

A couple of years ago I wrote and designed a casual game called Rhianna Ford and the Da Vinci Letter, which was released on PC for download through Big Fish and other portal sites.  It’s now been released for the iPad. The game has a 4.5 star customer rating, so in spite of a few technical problems it’s getting a…

A new review of Special Enquiry Detail

Over at Gear Diary there’s a new review by Michael Anderson of Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand That Feeds for the iPad.  At first I was worried that it was going to be a harsh review when the reviewer had a brief reminiscance about a game he played with his wife years ago, but he quickly followed it up with…

Casual Games and Adventures

Having worked on a number of casual games over the past few years, I’m struck by how quickly casual games evolve. In particular, it’s interesting to see how the Hidden Object genre appears to be evolving towards the traditional Adventure game.

Rhianna Ford on iWin

For those of you who are interested in such things, Rhianna Ford and the Da Vinci Letter is now available on the iWin site.  If any of you don’t know, I wrote and designed this game for Green Clover Games. Of course, I’m sure you’ve all bought it from Big Fish by now anyway.  🙂

SED chart update

Another day, another jump.  Special Enquiry Detail is now at No. 3 on the Big Fish PC chart!

SED at No. 5 on Big Fish Games

Over at the Big Fish site, Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds is currently at No. 5 on their chart of downloadable PC games.  Not bad seeing as it’s only been released a week.  Fingers crossed it rises higher. 🙂

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

One of the casual hidden object/adventure games I wrote and did design work on has just come out: Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds.  The link will take you to the Big Fish site where it can be downloaded.  You can play free for an hour to check it out or buy the full game for only $6.99.  A…

Great review of Rhianna Ford

I just happened to come across this great review at Jayisgames.com. “The first thing that makes it so unique is the engrossing and thrilling storyline, which starts slowly and builds momentum to a frantic pace” “Rhianna Ford & The Da Vinci Letter is a fun wild ride through a captivating story that grabs hold and doesn’t let go until you…

New Article

Gosh, it’s been a month since I last posted anything here. This year seems to be passing by so quickly… A new article, by me, has just been posted over at the Adventure Gamers site. It’s the first in what they hope to be a regular guest column using different people from the game development world. Thanks to Jack over…

Casual Game: Delicious – Emily’s Tea Garden

I’ve been working with some great guys over in Eindhoven at the GameHouse studio on a few casual game titles they wanted some writing help with. The first of these titles, Delicious – Emily’s Tea Garden, has just been released over at the RealArcade site. If you enjoy playing casual games I’m sure you’ll love this one, too, so be…