Meet founder Tony Walsh at Canada 3.0 in Toronto, May 15, 2013.
Selected Past Events
Selected Projects at Game Connection, March 26, 2013
CEO Tony Walsh presented Rollers of the Realm at Game Connection America's annual project competition.
Crossmedia Toronto, Feb. 21, 2013
CEO Tony Walsh presented a rapid-fire look at bringing game IP across multiple platforms.
GameON Finance, January 29 - 30, 2013
CEO Tony Walsh interviewed public funders and consultants in this Q & A session.
HPX Digital, Oct. 16 - 20, 2012
CEO Tony Walsh presented a case study of Rollers Of The Realm.
Canadian Interactive Showcase at INplay 2012
Recent Articles & Podcasts
Game developer comes to Ryerson's Digital Media Zone
"EDGE Lab will host Phantom Compass within its facility at the Digital Media Zone at Ryerson, which professor Jason Nolan and Phantom Compass CEO Tony Walsh working alongside one another."
Bootstrapping it: Startup game developers self-finance releases
"Last March, Tony Walsh was down in San Francisco at the Game Developers Conference trying to sell game publishers on his new video game. It's a unique concept, a cross between a classic pinball arcade game and a fantasy role playing game. Each ball is its own character complete with special abilities and individual moves. It was an idea, industry professionals told him, unlike anything they'd seen before..."
Phantom Compass does away with unnecessary things like office space
"... the company is now turning its focus on original intellectual properties. The biggest such project right now is Rollers Of The Realm, a game that combines pinball and RPG adventuring."
"Rollers Of The Realm"
"Rollers Of The Realm"
Canadian game news/views site Toronto Thumbs posted a preview of Rollers Of The Realm and interview with studio director Tony Walsh.
Ryerson University EDGE Lab partners with Phantom Compass to innovate in education and game development
Ryerson University's pioneering Experiential Design and Gaming Environments (EDGE) Lab has partnered with leading Toronto game development studio Phantom Compass. The partnership brings EDGE Lab's world-class academic research and the creative industry know-how of Phantom Compass together, facilitating commercialization of the Lab's applied research projects while enhancing the effectiveness of the studio's desktop, mobile and tablet game products.
ROLLERS OF THE REALM(TM) TO ROLL ONTO iPAD WITH NEW FUNDING
ROLLERS OF THE REALM -- an innovative combination of classic arcade pinball and fantasy role-playing games -- is now destined for iPad in addition to desktop computers and Xbox Live Indie Games with the support of the Canada Media Fund.
Growing game studio - Phantom Compass - becomes nGen tenant
nGen -- Niagara Interactive Media Generator -- is pleased to welcome Phantom Compass, a growing independent game development studio, as a tenant at its downtown office. Phantom Compass provides clients and partners with expert strategy, content and technology support for branded entertainment initiatives. Production of the company's first major intellectual property, a pinball role-playing game entitled Rollers Of The Realm, will have headquarters in St. Catharines.