Canabalt

The Running Man: Behind Adam Saltsman’s Canabalt Sketchbooks

Adam’Atomic” Saltman’s one-button action opus Canabalt (covered earlier in a previous column) will likely become the biggest viral surprise of 2009 – no less than Saltsman himself, who admitted at this year’s Austin GDC Indie Games Fest to wasting and then struggling to capitalize on the game’s success almost instantly seen (the first 120,000 players […]

Canabalt

Interview: Canabalt creators talk about bringing their hit flash game to iPhone and iPod touch

With its simple tap-to-jump gameplay, high-speed scrolling, and grainy dystopian atmospheres, Canabalt proved to be a successful Flash-based sensation when it was recently launched online. The game has now been released for iPhone and iPod touch, one of the first truly successful Flash games on the platform. We spoke to Adam Saltsman and Eric Johnson […]