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Hi! I'm Renaud van Strydonck, I'm a Game Designer, Programmer and Technical Artist.
These are my Adventures as a Game Designer and Developer.
...currently in the concrete jungle of Cologne, Germany.
Take a look around, make yourself at home!

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  • Vertices, Pixels and Shaders (Oh, My!)

    So, ironically, the move from Programmer to Game Designer has afforded me the opportunity to write an awful lot more Shaders… I know, it doesn’t make any sense to me either… Just to be clear, it hasn’t afforded me any more time to write Shaders (quite the contrary, in fact) but I’m grateful none the less, because […]

  • We have a Web Build!

    Play Take My Hand

    And here it is : Just click on the banner to load the game. The game is really designed to be played with two USB XBox Controllers, but I’ve hashed together a Keyboard Layout for you internauts to lead these hapless wanderers through the city: Both Players : M to Hold Hands / Catch etc. […]

  • Working with iTween Paths

    The position of percentages on an iTweenPath is unrelated to the objective position of its nodes

    When we first conceived of Take My Hand, we envisioned a 2D Parkour Platformer in which players could take different routes through a city : a sort of open-world 2D parkour platformer. You would be running and jumping and catching and launching each other along the buildings of a street until you came to an […]

  • Take My Hand

    Imagine, for a moment… We’re sitting together on a bench, on a bridge overlooking the river mouth.  The sun is rising or setting across the horizon, painting watercolours in the sky.  You open your mouth, as if to say something, and you take my hand. And it isn’t until then, until that moment that you […]

  • Word of the Day: Flimmering

    Hello my little kittlings, Have you ever stared at your work for so long, that seconds and pixels and syllables blurred into one homogeneous whole?  That your eyes began to flicker with the strain of drawing information from that messy sensorious soup? You tried to calculate your height in kilograms and failed and tried again… …particle systems […]

  • Cartomantic Haiku

    Cold stones in my shoe Endlessly pave the journey Reach the waiting stars Art is “Private Party” by Alex Andreyev