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Partial Transcript: Episode 34 (Indie game developer Thom Robertson)

Virginia: Can you tell me about your time in Aggieland?  That’s my alma mater. Thom: I initially came to College Station with a buddy who was getting a job there.  Later, in 1992, I picked up my first video game industry in College Station. Virginia: I didn’t even know there was a video game industry in College Station. Thom: It’s my experience that basically every college  town has one or Read More...

Episode 34: Indie game developer Thom Robertson

Today on Nerd Absurd we’re talking to Thom Robertson, the indie developer of the game “Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator.”  He shares all the details of working in the game industry, his current lifestyle as a game developer and how he thinks of new ideas for games.  He spills his top three projects for the next release of Artemis, and he tells us about some of his greatest moments as a Read More...

Episode 20: Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator

The Nerds have exposed their true nerdiness with this episode, as they describe the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator game. What is Artemis you ask? Artemis is a multiplayer, multi-computer networked game for Windows computers. Artemis simulates a spaceship bridge by networking several computers together. One computer runs the simulation and the “main screen”, while the others serve as  workstations for the normal jobs a bridge officer might do, like Helm, Communication, Engineering, and Read More...

Episode 5: Real World Warp Drive!

On this episode of NerdAbsurd the guys, and special guest Leland Flynn from This8BitLife discuss the news that NASA has started work on real word Warp Drive as popularized on the cult classic TV show Star Trek. Click here to listen!