#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…

Why “Ourcade Games” Matters: An Open Love Letter

I went on a tweet binge earlier. I had been thinking about Ourcade Games and how I felt like I wasn’t giving enough, or working hard enough to see the Ourcade blossom into what it should be. Being the person I am, I felt doubly lazy. I pray for the Ourcade each morning, but praying…

#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,…