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Robert L. Boyd IV

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New York Life Insurance Company

51 Madison Avenue

New York City, New York 10010

United States

Company Description

For more than 160 years, New York Life Insurance Company's unwavering financial strength and time-tested investment strategies have provided consistent value and solid financial protection for our clients and their families. Since becoming the first Amer ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Developer

Westcon Inc.

Technical Account Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Senior Director

New York Life Investment Management LLC

Senior Investment Analyst- Real Estate

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Assistant Vice President- Commercial RE

Bank of America Corporation

Officer

C&S Bank

Director, Senior Consultant

Logical Choice Consulting LLC

Affiliations

Co-Founder
Zeboyd Games

Co-Founder
two-man studio

Education

Bachelor's Degree

international business

San Francisco State University

Web References (159 Total References)


Xona Games - Learning Center (Knowledge Base)
Game Design

xona.com [cached]

Great advice from Robert Boyd of Zeboyd Games, the indie game developer behind Breath of Death VII.


admin – Zeboyd Games

zeboyd.com [cached]

Robert here, recently returned from E3!

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And Robert will be there to answer any questions you might have about the game.
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said Zeboyd Games designer, Robert Boyd.
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Robert Boyd


Locations

www.nylim.com [cached]

Robert L. Boyd, Director robert_boyd_IV@nylim.com


Although Zeboyd Games founder ...

venturebeat.com [cached]

Although Zeboyd Games founder Robert Boyd says the press release was not meant to be an intentional jab at Microsoft, it seems to drive home a point indie developers have been trying to make for quite some time: Xbox Live Indie Games is a lousy way to make a living.

Boyd voiced his dissatisfaction over the poor sales of his titles on the Xbox 360 console back in July in a blog post on the Zeboyd Games website. He said while both of his titles have sold well compared to other games on XBLIG, he thought the games could sell a lot better with a better platform and more visibility. "The sales for Cthulhu Saves the World were particularly disappointing - we put a lot of heart and soul into the game over a significantly longer period of development time and yet that extra effort didn't result in a similar increase in revenue," he said.
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But another developer who agrees with Boyd is Edmund McMillen.
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But Boyd says Microsoft's failure to adapt its tightly-controlled approval system is a major problem.
"If this resulted in a higher quality library of games, it'd be fine, but it's not," Boyd said.
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Boyd spearheaded the Indie Games Winter Uprising last year in an effort to draw more attention to the indie games community and the quality of their work.
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People: Adam "DJArcas" Sawkins, Alex Jordan, Edmund McMillen, Pete Isensee, Robert Boyd


Cthulhu Saves the World developer ...

venturebeat.com [cached]

Cthulhu Saves the World developer Robert Boyd, is also concerned about the new dashboard, and thinks that it will probably result in reduced sales: "It feels to me that Microsoft is trying to promote individual games more but hide the [XBLIG] channel as a whole.

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People: Brett Everleigh, Nathan Fouts, Robert Boyd

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