Welcome to drmop.com. Sorry but this is the most recent picture that I could find of myself:
I am Mat Hopwood, web and game / app developer / programmer / coder (however you want to phrase it these days) extraordinaire. I will be blogging about many topics on these here pages including:
- Various programming languages including C#, C++, Java and possibly a few other languages
- General game & web programming tools, technologies and techniques
- Unity 3D game development
- Node.js, .NET Core and other web technologies
- Various API’s such as Facebook, Twitter, Marmalade (AirPlay) etc.
- Mobile development including iPhone, iPod, iPad, Windows Phone 7 (WP7), Android, Bada, Playbook etc.
- MMO development
- Marketing games and web apps
- Tools that I am working on
- Cooking (Yes I like to take my programming skills into the kitchen )
- Computer games
- Science & Science Fiction
- Other general uncategorised bits and bobs
Some of my more recent projects include:
- Free Unity shaders collection
- Node.js redis based leaderboards server and Unity client
- Tiny Bombs Boom – A match-3 bomb disposal game with 10 mini-games to unlock, for Android and iOS
- Rage Quit Racer – High speed fall down various sci-fi themed 3D tunnels, supports 2 player multiplayer and ReplyKit, for Android and iOS
- Booty5 Game Maker and Animation Studio Editor – Game editor that enables rapid production and testong of desktop and mobile games and Flash style animations. A full e-book and API reference are also available.
- Goji Editor – Game and app editor that exports AppEasy, Marmalade Quick, XML, JSON and soon Corona, GiderOS and HTML 5
- AppEasy Core SDK – Free open source (MIT license) game and app engine for mobile and desktop. AppEasy Core is a replacement for the old IwGame Engine.
- IwGame Engine – Free open source game engine for iPhone, iPad, Android, Samsung Bada, Blackberry Playbook (BBX), Symbian, Windows Mobile, WebOS, Mobile Linux, LG-TV, Windows and Mac OS IwGame Engine
- IwGame Ads Engine – Free open source unified ad engine for iPhone, iPad, Android, Samsung Bada, Blackberry Playbook (BBX), Symbian, Windows Mobile, WebOS, Mobile Linux, LG-TV, Windows and Mac OS IwGameAds Engine
- Funky Cam 3D – An app that converts 2D live camera stream into 3D for iPhone, iPad, Android and Bada platforms
- Sharetops is an extensible socially aware virtual web desktop system that allows users to organise and share web content in real time, writting using ASP.NET and Silverlight.
I am currently a freelance programmer, mostly in the game development field. In my spare time I create games that are fun to create and sometimes fun to play .
If you would like to hire me to work on one of your projects then drop me a line at orc44 at hotmail dot com. I have worked on no less than 40 games throughout my career across many platforms including Sega Megadrive, PC, Playstation, mobile, web and all Nintendo platforms.
I’m always open to building new connections: