Saturday, August 16, 2008

Rat and I

This is actually based on a true story, that will be instantly familiar to those involved. It was an experimental piece for both Bindhu and for me.

I've actually got another version of it as well, which I will perhaps upload at some point for the purpose of academic study, for those who'd be interested in that sort of thing.

You'll have to click on the below thumbnail for the whole story.

Dillekoo - Charu and Mandira

This is the first strip from a new series that I'm creating for a new humour publication that we're developing at my company. It's called Dillekoo - some of you may be familiar with the term. And the more hardcore may even recognize the inspiration for the basic idea - from one of the greatest cartoonists of all time!

What to expect

Two kinds of things :

  • Actual comics, written and drawn by me and other comics creators from India. [ get in touch if you'd like to contribute]
  • General stuff about comics - during the times when I'm too lazy or incompetent to actually create something. Which is most times, actually.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Game Invader : Writing in Videogames

This week's Game Invader column looks at the importance of giving great gameplay a boost using smart writing, clever plots and interesting characters. Hell, great storytelling even managed to salvage the awfully mediocre gameplay of Mass Effect.

Read more here.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Game Invader - Gold farming in China

Last week's game invader featured the most interesting phenomenon of gold farming - a huge industry in China and Korea, thanks to the popularity of MMORPGs in those countries, and the hyper-competitive, success driven nature of the gamers.

Read it here.