Announcing Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.5 with Transitions and More Dialogue

Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices, has a new “Personality Injection” update, available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play store!

Version 1.4.5 adds more unique dialogue for each of your 19 neighbors, turning the neighborhood into a more lively and interesting place.

Clients . . . → Read More: Announcing Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.5 with Transitions and More Dialogue

Announcing New Holiday Dialogue in Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.4

Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices, has a new “Personality Injection” update, available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play store!

Version 1.4.4 introduces unique, holiday-specific dialogue for each of your 19 neighbors.

There are currently 6 major calendar events, and when you . . . → Read More: Announcing New Holiday Dialogue in Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.4

Coming to Kickstarter: Family-friendly Coding Game Time Tails

I learned today that Snowbright Studio will soon be launching a Kickstarter campaign for Time Tails, a game about traveling through time, learning to code, and designing games.

The game follows two time traveling cats from the 80’s as they help kids learn coding and Unity game design.

According to a college friend of . . . → Read More: Coming to Kickstarter: Family-friendly Coding Game Time Tails

Watch the 4th Annual Black in Gaming Awards

On September 13th, the Black In Gaming Awards honored the outstanding achievements and contributions to video games by black game developers and corporate allies.

You can watch the ceremony at: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/740532074

Learn more about the awards at https://www.blackingames.com/

Blacks in Games is a community dedicated to cultivating, supporting, and promoting black professionals in the game . . . → Read More: Watch the 4th Annual Black in Gaming Awards

Know Who Your Clients Are in Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.3

I’m excited to share another Personality Injection update for Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

Learn how to get it at the Toytles: Leaf Raking page.

With v1.4.3, you can now more easily tell which of your neighbors are clients and which are ex-clients thanks to . . . → Read More: Know Who Your Clients Are in Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.3

Chat with Grumpy Clients in Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.2

Here’s information about another one of my Personality Injection updates for Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

Learn how to get it at the Toytles: Leaf Raking page.

There are two major changes in this release.

Streamline waiting for rain

Waiting for the rain to . . . → Read More: Chat with Grumpy Clients in Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.2

Is It Wrong to Ask My Son to Play His Own Game?

We got my son The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch for his birthday. He has never played a Zelda game before, and I had fond memories of playing it on my Game Boy when I was roughly his age.

In fact, I pulled out my Game Boy and played the . . . → Read More: Is It Wrong to Ask My Son to Play His Own Game?

Play Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.1 – Now with More Personality!

I’ve published another update for Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

Learn how to get it at the Toytles: Leaf Raking page.

Version 1.4.1 is part of what I am calling the “Personality Injection” updates. It builds upon the previous update to give the neighbors even . . . → Read More: Play Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.1 – Now with More Personality!

Say Hello to Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.0

I just released a new update for Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Learn how to get it at the Toytles: Leaf Raking page.

Version 1.4.0 is a small update that allows the neighbors to express themselves in unique ways.

Before this update, . . . → Read More: Say Hello to Toytles: Leaf Raking v1.4.0

Mere Hours Left for itch.io’s Racial Justice Bundle

I was surprised to learn that people I know who I consider to be the kind who spend a lot of time in game news didn’t know about this bundle, but the Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality sale is about to end in a few hours.

We reached out to our community and . . . → Read More: Mere Hours Left for itch.io’s Racial Justice Bundle