I am very elated to announce that I will be a panelist with Rachel Presser from Sonic Toad Media and Amanda Kirk, Coordinator of RPI’s digital game hub. Our Panel is called “Your Guide to Games – Adjacent and Alternative Game Careers”.
We will discuss the shortcomings of business development in video game programs, our experiences with doing other jobs to work in the industry as independents, some advice on how to sustain and the reality of getting a job at a studio.
I am pleased to be speaking at ECGC as this will be my first time speaking here and attending. This will be fifth public speaking debut.
Podcast Matt Kenyon (Composer) and Host of the Composer Code invited me on to his podcast. Composer Code has been a podcast for a few years now. Interviewing new video game composers to AAA composers such as Gary Schyman, Gordy Haab and Grant Kirkhope.
Hello everyone! Chase Bethea here to share a wonderful project I had the joy to be a part of. As a video game composer, it is important to be always creating. And that is why, I loved having the opportunity to create a piece of music for The Snowstorm album, now available on bandcamp!
I had the pleasure of being asked by Professor Samoff to speak to the Moorpark College Game Design Class for the 3rd time. Every time, I refine the talk and make it more cohesive and interactive as possible. It’s always a joy to give back and educate.
Today is huge. Aground, developed by Fancy Fish Games, is finally releasing the on Early Access. The team and I have been working on this game since July 2017. It started out as a prototype and since the game studio released it online, it has a grown into something bigger.
Another E3 in the bag. This year is the first time I went by myself. It felt nice. I was able to come and go as I please each day and wander until my heart’s content. I met up with old friends and made new ones. Here are some of the things I learned this year.
You are Deputy Dangle and today you’re getting deputized. Everything is going great until the elusive criminal, known only as GMA, decides to crash the party. Within minutes of becoming a deputy you’re now hot on the trail of Dangleton’s most infamous criminal. Use your powers of climbing, flopping, grappling, and flailing along with your partner Chongo to catch GMA and save the day.
What if you were given a backdoor pass to a site filled with the hottest mobile games currently climbing the charts? What if just by playing the games well enough, you were able to earn money to buy even more games? Would you jump at the chance or just let it pass?
Not A Clone is a frantic exercise in quick-thinking and even quicker responding. Featuring over two dozen original and parody mini-games, you must play through them one after another, chaining your successes into the highest score possible for possible fame and prizes. Beat your friends to the top of the leaderboards! Earn Zeni to purchase more games!
You have five seconds to get through each mini-game that is thrown at you by following the instructions that appear on the screen. The further you go, the harder it gets. How long will you last before your device runs out of power? Will you earn enough to unlock your next challenge? Will you know which games are being parodies and which games are not a clone?
When a withdrawn virtual reality nerd has the opportunity to beta test a neural device that feels more “real” than reality itself, everything she assumed about the nature of existence is thrown into question.
Supernovas blaze in the night sky, but the gaming world is abuzz over a new virtual reality console. Jacob Lessard, developer of the Penta device, promises a neural experience more “real” than reality itself. But what does it truly mean for something to be real?
When Lilya arrives at InterMense to beta test the Penta, she expects to spend the weekend battling her social anxiety in exchange for the opportunity to enter the Vitalia simulation. But when Ben, another tester, refuses to leave the world of Vitalia, endangering his life, Lilya sees that she has become involved in something much more eye-opening than she realized. As Lilya, Ben, and Jacob’s fates intertwine, they must make some of the hardest decisions of their lives, and confront their own perceptions of the nature of existence.