Hey I'm Mike, sometimes called PoV (Pawv).
I play the role of overlord
at Ludum Dare
. I've been making games most of my life, first starting on the Commodore 64 a gazillion years ago, but it didn't become real until I started making games on DOS with Turbo Pascal, DJGPP (GCC), and eventually doing homebrew GameBoy development. That homebrewness netted me a job, so I did a stint in the game industry from 1999-2005, before jumping ship and going full-time-indie.
Today I'm better known for my work on a game called Smiles
, which has been ported to EVERY
mobile platform known to man, as well as computers, tablets and some upcoming TV set-top boxes. The game was a finalist in the Independent Games Festival
in 2009, and won me a Car
Currently I'm working on a game I've released very little information about called "Alone, The
Anyways, I'm glad you guys started a new forum. I've been meaning to do this on Ludum Dare for years, but alas, I just don't have the time to moderate one. Hopefully I'll have a thing or two to say here.