Black Gate Games CEO John Gould talks about his experiences as a first time attendee of GDC
For those of you who don’t know who I am, hi, my name is John Gould. I am the founder and President of Black Gate Games, a new fledgling game studio in historic Franklin, TN, just south of Nashville. I’ve been interested in game development since I started writing simple text adventure games in BASIC on my Apple IIc, but it wasn’t until I discovered the Platino game engine several years ago that I really started to get serious about making games, specifically for mobile platforms.
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Black Gate Games’ John Gould and Elonka Dunin talk about their experiences at the 2015 Game Developers Conference. In this episode, John Gould talks about the significance of the Ultima games on his life and career, and what it was like to finally meet “Lord British” (Richard Garriott) and “Lord Blackthorn” (Starr Long) at this year’s conference, where they were showing off their current project, “Shroud of the Avatar”.
Team Black Gate was at GDC all last week, and we’re still getting used to the concept of going back to work. Nevertheless, here’s a quick chat that our very own evangelist Peach Pellen did with the Intel Developer Zone inside their GDC fortress.
Don’t worry, we’re (mostly) friendly!