The Portable Podcast, Episode 73

Posted by Carter Dotson on February 23rd, 2011

We've got it under control.

On This Episode:

  • Carter and Blake discuss how some of the best and most popular games on iOS have eschewed virtual controls, how The Blocks Cometh's control issues negatively impact the game, and a variety of physical control solutions for iOS gaming, including impressions of the JOYSTICK-IT.
  • Carter speaks to Alex Kuptsov, developer of Dungeon Raid, about his match-3/RPG hybrid, , and about some ideas for potential updates.

  • Who We Are:

  • Host: Carter Dotson
  • Co-Host: Blake Grundman
  • - 148Apps, Games Are Evil, The EvilCast

  • Guest: Alex Kuptsov, Fireflame Games

  • Contact The Show: Email | Twitter


  • "Beatnes7 (Theme to The Portable Podcast)" by The Eternal - Download on iTunes here:

  • "Nanocarp" by The Eternal

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  • Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

    The Blocks Cometh By Halfbot

    + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
    Released: 2011-02-17 :: Category: Game


    Max Adventure

    + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
    Released: 2010-12-14 :: Category: Game


    Dungeon Raid

    iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
    Released: 2010-11-15 :: Category: Game


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