Category Archives: Games

Tipping Point now available for PC & Mac on Steam

TPHut.pngI’m very happy to announce that Tipping Point is now available for PC & Mac on Steam! Now you can finally experience the adventure on your desktop computer. This is currently the best version of the game available with cleaned up graphics and sound effects. All of the music in the game has been remixed and remastered, and the soundtrack is included with the purchase of the game.

Tipping Point on Steam:

Tipping Point Soundtrack

I’m very happy to announce the release of the Tipping Point Soundtrack!  All of the music  from my point-and-click adventure game has been remixed & remastered and is now available to download.

Most of the music was recorded 25 to 30 years ago, so a lot of work was put into cleaning up the original master recordings.  The Tipping Point game has been updated with the new versions of the music. Note: Tipping Point will be available on Steam soon for PC & Mac.  The soundtrack will be included with the purchase of the game.

Listen and download now on Bandcamp:


Stack the States 2!


I’m very happy to announce that Stack the States 2 is now available for iOS and Android!  Believe it or not, Stack the States is over five years old and I’m excited to bring it up to date with this new version.  Stack the States 2 embraces everything that made the original special but with additional questions types, new bonus games, voice mode and beautiful 3D graphics.

The main stacking game is even more fun with new question types and 10 brand new 3D scenes depicting different US locations.  The new scenes feature animations, birds, reflective water and realistic sound effects.

One of the biggest improvements is the new interactive map of the United States.  Tap on any state to zoom in for a closer look.

For each state, you can see its major cities, landmarks and even a 3D elevation.  There are over 90 different 3D models of popular US landmarks!

One of the new bonus games, Capital Tap, tests your knowledge of state  capitals including their location.  You get 2 points for choosing the correct capital on the first try and 1 point for the second try.  You can earn 2 more points for tapping the exact location of the capital or 1 point for being close.  You receive 1 strike for any incorrect answer and the game ends when you receive 3 strikes.

The other new bonus game is called Connect 2.  Here you are given two states and you have to move them around so that they connect together as they would on a map.  Your goal is to connect as many states as possible in 60 seconds.

One of the most popular bonus games from the original Stack the States is Map It which has been updated for Stack the States 2.  Now it’s better than ever.

What’s new in Stack the States® 2:
– New question types
– New bonus games: Connect 2 and Capital Tap
– New voice mode that helps non-readers play independently
– Brand new interactive map featuring major cities and a 3D elevation view of each state
– Beautiful 3D graphics
– 10 different 3D scenes depicting various locations in the US
– 3D models of over 90 US landmarks

Plus, all the great features that you loved from the original Stack the States®:
– 50 flash cards — one for each state
– Hundreds of unique questions
– Up to six player profiles
– A personalized map of the US
– Fun sound effects and music
– Works on both iPhone and iPad – a universal app

Stack the States 2 is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in the App Store:
iOS App Store

Stack the States 2 is also available for Android phones and tablets in the Amazon Appstore:
Amazon AppStore


Stack the States 2 to be released on March 10th, 2016


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Off the Rails at Dust or Magic AppCamp 2015 in Monterey, CA.

Off the Rails at AppCamp

Off the Rails receives the Editor’s Choice award from Children’s Technology Review!

CTR Editors ChoiceI’m very happy to report that Children’s Technology Review has given Off the Rails its Editor’s Choice designation. They awarded it an overall rating of 94 out of 100.

You can read their full review here: