#OperationCodeBlack: Quintin Rodriguez-Harrison

A while ago, when I was researching black video-game developers, I happened upon Zapling Studios. I filled out the contact information, but I also signed up for the beta test of the game they’re currently working on, Justice Royale. About three weeks ago, they sent an official beta code, linked to Apple’s test flight app.…

#OperationCodeBlack: Robert “BJ” Vicks

I’ve often heard that animators make some of the best developers because they already have a head-start on creating hour-long cutscenes. Perhaps that only applied to Square-Enix. However, if that adage is in any way true, Robert “BJ” Vicks is on the journey to becoming a great developer in his on right. Vicks got his…

#OperationCodeBlack: Andrew Augustin

Highly lauded and awarded, Notion Games LLC founder Andrew Augustin is on the precipice of becoming a household name within the walls of gaming. He was named one of Forbes’ 2015 30 under 30, gracing the pages of publications like Black Enterprise, The Source, and Pure Nintendo. With a¬†game currently generating major buzz on Steam,…

#OperationCodeBlack: Ethan Redd

I’m fresh off playing an awesome web game, FATAL FLIGHT. I won’t tell you about it in detail, but there were a few keyboard smashes involved, courtesy of one Ethan Redd. He touts an impressive resume, complete with games, website development, and graphic design. “KiddRadical” boasts a variety of influences, and games like FATAL FLIGHT…

#OperationCodeBlack: Richard Terrell

If there was ever a man who was progressively devoted to the art of making games, it’s Richard Terrell. As a developer, his technical prowess shows through his actual works, like the colorful and challenging BaraBariBall. However, if someone takes a closer look at him and his works, they will find much more than they…