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Posts tagged “Randy Smith”

Feature: Puzzley archanid sim from former Ion Storm dev

Spider: Rite Of The Shrouded Moon review

No-one's done Spider Simulator yet, although there's almost certainly someone somewhere waiting to press publish on a perfunctory Greenlight page, but in its absence this genteel puzzle game about web-spinning and fly-paralysing might fit the bill. Spider: Rite Of The Shrouded Moon [official site], from a team lead by Ion Storm alumnus Randy Smith, does much more than that, even weaving a careful and subtle…

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Feature: The Ghosts Of Thiefmas Past

A Game And A Chat Ep 4: Looking (Glass) Back On Thief

This week's episode of A Game And A Chat is very special. Very special indeed. For one, I've got two whole guests this time - namely, former Thief: The Dark Project director Greg LoPiccolo and longtime Thief series designer/Thief: Deadly Shadows director Randy Smith. Yes, it is time to talk (and play) all things Thief. Classic Thief, nu-Thief, and everything in between. Expect stories from the dank…

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Dark Futures Part 1: Randy Smith

The Ten Year anniversary of Deus Ex has lead to a week of looking back at RPS. But that bothered me a little. Deus Ex was about the future, after all. The question we should be asking is... what now? Hence this series of interviews with some of the brightest minds to have toiled in the field that Ion Storm Austin once called "Immersive Sims".…

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Give ‘Em Enough Rope Arrows: The Iphone’s Spider

This is outside of our usual mandate, but fuck it. Tiger Style - who comprise of Ion Storm veterans Randy Smith (Lead on Thief: Deadly Shadows, co-designer of the Cradle, designer of Return to the Haunted Cathedral, that guy) and David Kalina (Thief: Deadly Shadows and - er - other malarkies) have released their first game for the Macintosh Individual Phone - or, Iphone. It's…

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