The Portable Podcast, Episode 173

Posted by Carter Dotson on February 5th, 2013

A nation built on mantas!

On This Episode:

  • The creator of The DRM Death Ray Manta, Rob Fearon, talks about how the hyper-colorful twin-stick shooter came about, his philosophies on making games (and why they may contrast with his personal practices), how the iOS version came about suddenly, and what he hopes to do if everyone in the world buys the game.
  • The creators of PinYinPal talk about how they adapted the Scrabble-esque word game genre into a way to help people learn Mandarin Chinese.

  • Episode Cast:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Guest: Rob Fearon
  • Guests: Dr. Adeline Mah and Larry Mar, Chinesecharacteraday.com Foundation
  • Music:

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    Apps From This Episode:

    Death Ray Manta (DRM)

    + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
    Released: 2013-01-30 :: Category: Game

    $2.99


    PinYinPal: The ONLY Free Mandarin Chinese word game available played with letters of the alphabet

    iPad App - Designed for iPad
    Released: 2012-12-10 :: Category: Game

    FREE!

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