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Q&A: Jason Whitham, creator of Max Dirt Bike 3

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Jason Whitman has his hands full creating games like Max Dirt Bike 3 and we have our thumbs full playing them. After a four-year delay in the Max Dirt Bike series, Jason’s team decided to get dirty again. As always, it’s a tough set of moto-trials that reminds us Mo’ Tilty Mo’ Problems.

We talked with Jason about why it’s been so long since there’s been a Max Dirt Bike game, what he’s been working on in the meantime and the coolest thing in the world to ramp.

 

What inspired you to create Max Dirt Bike 3? 

There are so many dirtbike games out that don’t have enough challenge or puzzle elements to them and we wanted to fill that void.  It can get frustrating at times, but you keep coming back for more.

 

It’s been about four years since Max Dirt Bike 2.  What took you so long!? 

Our team — Brock White, Winston Zhang and myself — has been busy working on Stick Empires, an online RTS game, and Stick War, its offline campaign counterpart.

 

Where is biker trying to go? And why hasn’t he gotten there yet?

He is trapped in a motorbike matrix dream world.  OK, maybe it’s just a cool-looking place.

 

What’s the most consecutive backflips you can pull off in one jump?

There is a level with a large catapult where I have seen eight flips. However, landing is another issue.

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Do you have any tips for players?

SLOW DOWN!!!!

 

Are you working on any upcoming games?

Our current project is Stick War 3.

 

Fill in the Blank: If I could ramp anything, I’d ramp _________.

An elephant!

 

 

Play Max Dirt Bike 3 here: pwnAG.com/maxdirtbike3

 

Pancake Corner Presents: Man on the Street

The Man on the Street really thinks you should spend more time on the AddictingGames blog.

The Man on the Street is also On the Loose. So keep an eye out: he’s gonna pop up where you least expect it. And maybe force you to wrestle him.

“He might be a man on the street, but not a man that lives on the streets. Check out the sparkle in his beard, almost blinded me it was so sparkley.”
-Karen A

And, yes, before you ask, that beard is real, baby!

I Like Posting Comments – 6/15/2012

It’s Friday, which means this week’s Best of Comments are here! AG Peeps, y’all CRAY.

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Channel your inner Chuck Norris, even if it’s blonde, and get your Crumpled on!

polygonapocalypse Polygon Apocalypse
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Some people see advanced economic modeling, others Spiderman, still others just teh panik attax. This is your brain on the Polygon Apocalypse!

sherlockholmesescape0 Sherlock Holmes Escape
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Trust your inner Sherlock and escape!

thetimewasterultra The Timewaster Ultra
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The Timewaster Ultra… for the ultimate derpface-wagging.

pigswillfly1 Pigs Will Fly
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SPIDER PIG WILL FLY! Gold star, Kailey2002, gold star.

Thanks peepz! Til next time.

Pancake Corner, May 30th, 2012

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Yeah, that’s how we roll.

Motorcycle Tycoon II

Motorcycle Tycoon II
Return to Rule the Motorcycle Racing World!

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The sequel to Motorcycle Tycoon is bigger and better in almost every way! More options in bike parts, a huge tournament schedule to race in, and the chance to pilot your own motorcycles to victory! Only one thing is the same. Your employees.

That’s right, the same surly, grumpy mechanics are back to work in your new shop. That break room has never been more valuable. Fortunately, as you start making money, you can hire employees with better attitudes. Think positive!

Build a stable of hot racers and cool riders. Collect the winnings and reinvest in your empire. If that isn’t enough, take the wheel yourself, and pilot your bike in the races! Now you can’t blame the driver any more.

Suit up, grab a wrench and a helmet, and start building your empire of speed. Play Motorcycle Tycoon II today!