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JudoBaby Mission – Achieve Higher Principles

Unscripted conversation provides a representation of the JudoBaby philosophy regarding game design and kids. TRANSCRIPTED … JudoBaby — HITE!! Dan: We like that Judo in it’s highest form represents healing. We can utilize it as a tool so it’s really about making a better world ultimately. JC: I’m a martial artist myself. The concept nowadays is basically … Continue reading

Holistic Social Development – “Dealing With The Clown”

“We all deal with Clowns in different ways.  Clowns can be scary, funny, and anywhere in between.  But how do we deal with Clowns as a family?  It’s amazing how powerful a simple social moment can be…”  –  Dan I think Lynne Griffin, R.N., M.Ed.put it very well by saying “Encouraging healthy boy/girl friendships is … Continue reading

“LUCK IS WHEN…” – JUDO – LUCK! :)

  “This was a VERY exciting time for the company!!!  So much opportunity!!!”  – Dan LUCK Thanks to overwhelming investor response to the game and corporate strategy, Judobaby shareholders, now numbering over 200 to date, have provided more than $4.2M in private investment capital to open studio, purchase equipment, hire required staff, develop the first … Continue reading

“LUCK IS WHEN…” – PREPARATION!!!

PREPARATION With $350k from the sale of residence, Dan began developing, focus testing, and previewing a number of never-been-seen-before game concepts with industry veterans and consumers at large resulting in an overwhelmingly positive response to the notion of dogs playing football and, whereupon, he began developing a comprehensive design document and production schedule for what … Continue reading

“LUCK IS WHEN OPPORTUNITY MEETS PREPARATION PROVIDING THE FOUNDATION FOR MIRACLES” – Vern Justus

OPPORTUNITY Beginning in 2005, with U.S. game sales estimated at $8.4B, the industry was caught by total surprise when Nintendo successfully released revolutionary games such as Nintendogs and Wii Fitness (i.e. selling 25M+ and 20M+ units to date), and over subsequent 40 months, Nintendo’s unassuming Wii system dramatically expanded the video game market and audience … Continue reading

JUDOBABY ORCHESTRA – Oh yes we did

So many amazing and fun things have happened since starting Judobaby.  One of my favorites was the JUDOBABY ORCHESTRA!  Given that our first game would incorporate a well-to-do socialite, Madison, and an Eskimo girl (Naqi, actually from a Yupik tribe), we felt we would need a symphonic piece and an orchestral piece to fit theses … Continue reading