James Montemagno
James Montemagno

Live, Love, Bike, and Code.

Tags


James Montemagno

Video Games

Introducing Island Tracker for Animal Crossing New Horizons

tldr; I built a new iOS & Android app called Island Tracker that enables you to track turnip prices, get predictions, and share them with friends. It is available today. Get it on: When Animal Crossing New Horizons launched in late March I fell in love immediately. My wife adopted my Nintendo Switch Lite and we both got copies the night of release. Over on the Nintendo Dispatch podcast, we call it the perfect game at the perfect time. It truly has been for us during this time of staying…

James Montemagno James Montemagno

Welcome to the Nintendo Dispatch Podcast

When I'm not podcasting... I am podcasting! I mean I love it so much that I started a full podcast network, soundbite.fm, that is now filled with wonderful podcasts and podcasters. You may be used to me talking about programming and technology, but I have always had a passion for video games and I am a huge Nintendo fan. I can't help myself! Ever since the original NES I was all in and have owned nearly every Nintendo console since then. The Nintendo Switch brought me back into gaming and inspi…

James Montemagno James Montemagno

Motz’s Thoughts: Aztez - Buy This Game

Let’s hop into the way back when machine, to a time when I created video games for a living. It was at a small studio where we worked on a small Xbox 360 game called Shred Nebula. There I would find my love for C# and desktop tool development, and where I worked with some amazing people that became some of my best friends. One of those individuals is my good friend Ben Ruiz, who today along with Mathew Wegner at Team Colorblind have released Aztez: A Game of Conquest and Brutality, which is avai…

James Montemagno James Montemagno

Motz's Thoughts: E3 2017 Recap (Microsoft, Sony, & Nintendo)

I have always been a video game nerd, so much so that I went to school to go and create games for a living. I worked at a studio, helped develop a game called Shred Nebula for Xbox 360, and then left the industry forever. While I may not be creating games anymore, my passion is not gone and there is a time each year that I geek out. It is that time of the year when all the big game publishers and console creators go BIG and announce everything, and that event is E3 and that time of year was thi…

James Montemagno James Montemagno

I crush code and share it, publish NuGet packages, speak at conferences, upload videos, pretend I am good at playing video games, tweet up a storm, drink gallons of coffee, and ride my bike. Checkout my monthly newsletter that you should subscribe to!