197: Across the Pond

Mark N. Barker

New member
Apr 10, 2009
Across the Pond

Kalvin Lyle had built an enviable reputation for himself in the Canadian game development community, from working at developers like BioWare and Black Box to forming his own studio in Vancouver. So why did he make the move to the U.K. for his next project? Mark N. Barker interviews Lyle about his experience as a Canadian game developer in London.

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Nivag the Owl

Owl of Hyper-Intelligence
Oct 29, 2008
Oh god you're so right about so many aspects of the U.K. The health and safety in particular. That's one thing you're going to have to get used to. I got shouted at in college the other day just for using a normal chair instead of an office chair. Granted, I caught the leg on a desk, fell over the chair, then the chair fell on me. But it's still a ridiculous law.

Lord George

New member
Aug 25, 2008
Bah just ignore all the health and safety regulations, its what I do and no ones stopped me so far. I also definitely think London should start giving tax breaks if they want to promote industry growth but most of our politicians are quite detached from the modern world.