On what am I spending my time these days, you may ask?
Mostly I'm working on Zillion and Boom Room, part of BluQb - a 3 Indie Game Pack that we'll be Kickstarting this March. Here's a walkthrough of the early alpha version that is playable as of March 9th:
Boom Room (coming soon, multi-platform)
No media for Boom Room yet, but some will bec coming soon!.
Action Go (coming soon, iOS):
For this, I'm just doing some sound. It's not a part of Blu Qb and is Here's some vid of Martin, the developer.designer, playing it without sound:
Most of the games on which I've worked
Duette (2013 iPad, dual piano app)
AliEnd (2012, Android, arcade) Buy it on Google Play ($1.49)
Soundzorz (2012 PC music creation toy, no longer available)
Roy G Beats (2011, Musical Action Tower Defense, 7 Days Interview) Web version, Mac/PC version no longer available.
Stargate: Resistance (2010, PC - no longer available)
Last Portal: Defense (2009, iPhone - no longer available)
Sea Snake (2009, iPhone - no longer available, Garage Games interview)
PsychoDelic (2008, PC - no longer available)
Squaritory (2007, PC - no longer available)
Most of the bands in which I've played guitar, bass, and/or drums and sang:Tinynormous (Minneapolis, MN - 2014)
Undergroove (Minneapolis, MN - 2013)
RJ and the Soul (Minneapolis, MN - 2013)
Phil Yates and the Affiliates (Burlington, VT - 2010-2012)
Working Man's Army (Burlington, VT - 2011-2012)
Dragonfly Physics (Burlington, VT 2010-2012)
Dropa (Phoenix, AZ 2009-2010)
Solo (everywhere I've been, it filled a lot of this gap)
Dub 9 (Edinboro, PA 2003-2004)
Cyborg Zygote (Erie, PA - 2002-2003)
Frog Tree Gorge Band (Erie, PA - 2001-2003)
Organic Voodo Machine (Erie, PA 1997-2000)
Flued (Erie, PA 1995-1997)
The "college band". I can't believe I couldn't find a pic of this band...
Sky Father (Erie, PA 1991-1994)
The "highschool band"
8th Grade Talent Show (Erie, PA 1990 - The start)
Work HistoryTechnical Director of Research and Development
Assistant Professor of Game Design/Sonic Arts
Cat's Cradle Studios
Department Chair of Game Design
Minneapolis, MN/Phoenix, AZ
Assistant Department Chair of Game Design/Full Time Instructor
Boca Raton, FL
Guitar/Bass Instructor and Clinician
World of Music
Guitar Teacher (part time)
Mercyhurst Preparatory School
Digital Media Specialist
Live Wire Media Productions
Digital Media Arts College - Boca Raton, FL
MFA: 3D Animation & Special Effects
Summa Cum Laude
Mercyhurst College - Erie, PA
BS: Computer Systems
Speaker: IndieCon 2011 - Burlington, VT: "Indie Game Audio"
Speaker: Independent Games Conference West 2009 - Los Angeles, CA: "Evolution of a Control Freak: The History of Human/Computer Interaction"
iPhone game "Sea Snake": iTunes Staff Favorite March 2009, peaked at #69 on App Store Top Arcade Games 3/09
Small Mental Adventure: Nominated for Best Animation - Great Lakes Film Festival 2005