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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
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    The DRM Death Ray Manta Review

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    By Carter Dotson on February 1st, 2013
    Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: ALL THE COLORS
    Death Ray Manta is a psychedelic dual-stick shooter that fans of Jeff Minter's output and those who love pick-up-and-play games will absolutely love.
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