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Game On: Energize Your Business with Social Media Games by Jon Radoff

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Appendix B

Resource Guide

The following list includes companies, websites, and products mentioned in this book. For an up-to-date listing, visit http://game-on-book.com and enter resources in the secret code box.

Game Studios

Game studios are companies that build social game products that they either self-distribute, or work with other partners or publishers to market and distribute. Details of each are presented in Table B-1.

Table B-1: Game Studios

Game Studio Description Website/Contact Information
Blue Fang Blue Fang was the creator of Zoo Kingdom. It used its experience in animal-themed games to create Zoo Kingdom, a popular social network game. Website: www.bluefang.com
Disruptor Beam The author’s company. Disruptor Beam creates some of its own products, including Gods of Rock, but also partners with publishers and other creative companies to develop great social game products based on its Thorium platform. Website:http://disruptorbeam.com Contact: info@disruptorbeam.com831 Beacon Street #105, Newton Centre, MA 02459
Kevan Davis Independently developed Chore Wars (mentioned in this book) and Urban Dead (one of the original online social games about the impending zombie apocalypse). Website: kevan.orgContact: kevan@kevan.org
Rovio The creator of Angry Birds. It also created games for Electronic Arts, Nokia, Namco Bandai, and other publishers. Website: http://rovio.comContact: contact@rovio.com
Simutronics The creator of Gemstone ...

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