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Deep Space Aviators is a new game studio currently working on its first project. There's lots I'd like to talk about, but for this post I’ll keep it short and stick to the basics.
Who am I? For those I don't know yet, my name’s Shawn Potter and I’m the founder of the studio (and author of this blog!).
A little over six months ago I left my job at BioWare, where I worked on the Mass Effect games (and new IP) for about 8 years. The majority of that time was spent as part of the gameplay programming team – first as a programmer, then as a lead. It was a fantastic experience, and I was fortunate to work with an amazingly talented group of people (hi guys!).
The only thing missing was that I had always wanted to work on my own projects as well. This year I saw a chance to do that, and so I made the jump to “indie” development!
The studio is now up and running. At this early stage, I'm the primary developer on our game. However, In addi...