Working solo on a big project like Home Free requires a lot of changing gears. I'm the designer, the programmer, the artist, the animator, etc. I've learned to embrace and... Read more
Pees and Foods
It's been a bit longer than I like since you heard from me last, but that's because I've had an insanely productive run and it's been hard to come up... Read more
Scratch & Sniff
True story: Our wonderful dog, Princess, is a genius and taught herself how refrigerators work. She's known the secret for a couple of years now. The result, predictably, is chaos.... Read more
Tippy Taps and Zoomies and Other Dog Feelings
The past month or so included a lot of time down in the guts of Home Free, upgrading and optimizing various fundamental bits and pieces, which was pretty fruitful but... Read more
Last update I described big progress in Home Free's AI behaviors, and since then I've continued to pull on that thread.
As usually happens when I pull a thread, I... Read more
Hello backers. Thanks so much for your recent and enduring support. It means the world to me.
Not long ago I reached a moment I've been building toward for the... Read more
Heading in the Right Direction
It's still winter, but it feels like late spring here in New York. I hope the season's been treating you all well.
The new year has been productive for me,... Read more
Happy holidays, everybody! Apologies for the longer-than-usual gap between updates. I've been on a real roll lately and haven't had a chance to take a break to write up what... Read more
It’s been a little more than a month so my last update, so I guess it’s time for another!
I’m happy and relieved to say that this past month has... Read more
Note:Since the Home Free campaign ended, I've marked all updates as Backers Only. I'm not sure how I got into this habit. I guess it seemed like updates... Read more
The Post-Kickstarter Blues
Wow, it's been six weeks since the end of the campaign. That went fast.
Adjusting to normal life after running a Kickstarter campaign 24/7 for a whole month was a... Read more
We've known this project was getting funded for more than three weeks, but now it's for real.
And even though we were funded so quickly, you kept spreading... Read more
Final 24 Hours. Contest Winner!
Polls closed on the #HomeFreeMyDog contest 12 hours ago. And whew, was it a close one. Thousands of votes were counted, and we now know which dog will become the... Read more
Final 48 Hours! Last #HomeFreeMyDog Voting Update!
48 Hours Left!
What's going to happen? Who's going to win the #HomeFreeMyDog Contest? Will Corgis get into the game? Will we reach the final stretch goal? Is it even... Read more
#HomeFreeMyDog Voting Update
The number at the top of the Kickstarter page says 3 days to go! That's right, we wrap this whole thing up this Friday, at around 11:30am Eastern Time.... Read more
#HomeFreeMyDog Voting Begins!
Submissions to #HomeFreeMyDog are now closed, and voting is open! VOTE HERE
You submitted hundreds of pictures of your dogs to the hashtag. It's been incredible fun to watch it... Read more
Today we enter the final week of Home Free's Kickstarter campaign. Thanks to all of you for helping make it happen. It's been an awesome ride so far.
There's still... Read more
Apologies for two updates in one day, but I had to do it.
Stretch goal reached. Cat people, rejoice. Here, listen to Cat Peopleby David Bowie while you... Read more
10 days to go, and cats are just a few hundred dollars away. Is that meowing I hear?
Today I wanted to announce a fun way to count down the... Read more
Two New Dogs!
- We're getting perilously close to our CATS stretch goal. If you guys want to force me to stay up late modeling and animating cats, please help spread the... Read more
Dog Park, New York
Announcement time: Due to popular demand, Home Free is now on Steam Greenlight! (Special thanks to backer Neku for the extra nudge this morning). Please head on over there... Read more
Surprise: PS4! Also: Stretch Goal!
I know we just spoke yesterday, but I have two quick but exciting announcements to make.
Home Free is coming to PlayStation 4!
Read about it here, at the official... Read more
We have a little more than two weeks to go in this campaign, and things are still going nicely. At the current rate, we're only a day or two away... Read more
Bummer and Lazarus and Hachiko
Tokyo's Shibuya Station is the fourth busiest train station in Japan, serving around two and a half million people on an average weekday. It has six exits. If you want... Read more
Meet the Dogs
The Home Free Kickstarter continues chugging away, with your incredible help. We passed $60K yesterday, which means we're only a hop, skip and a jump away from our... Read more
Two days, two updates. Sorry everybody. I'll keep this one quick.
We hit our first stretch goal: New Tricks!
Hitting $55,000 unlocks a cool gameplay feature I've had in the back... Read more
We Made It!
"What did you do today?"
"Well, I woke up, looked at my phone, jumped out of bed, and put virtual party hats on a couple dozen digital dogs."
Because we... Read more
First update! And I wanted to open by saying THANK YOU to all of you who have made this Kickstarter such an incredible experience so far. I'm pretty overwhelmed, and... Read more