Martin Wells is the CEO and Founder of Playcraft Labs. An Australian native, his passion and focus have been on games since the age of 15.
He is the Author of J2ME Game Programming—an award-winning 800 page book on advanced mobile software development (published by Thomson Course). Wells was also the CEO and Founder of Tasman Studios in Sydney, Australia which produced the games Club Soccer and Cybots among others.
Wells' passion is in creating tools for developers to help them solve everyday game development issues, like AI, spatial tile maps, input management, multiplayer/server support and level-designer friendly editors and scripting tools.
Feb, 2013 - Current (over 3 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|May 14, 2013||Venture Beat - MinoMonsters acquires Playcraft Labs to help bring the monster battler to new platforms|
|Sep 9, 2012||TechCrunch - Getting Into The Groove: A Few Hours In At The Disrupt SF 2012 Hackathon [TCTV]|
|Jul 10, 2012||TechCrunch - Playcraft Labs Launches HTML5 Dev Tools, Aiming At Games And Beyond|
|Mar 28, 2011||TechCrunch - An Incubator From Down Under: Meet StartMate’s First Batch of Aussie Startups|
|Jul 31, 2007||TechCrunch - Tangler Untangling Communication On The Web|
|May 21, 2007||Gigaom - Tangler – a better forum|