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OMDC Success Story: Phantom Compass

Photo by the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Photo by the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Get a snapshot of the history, present pivot, and future of Phantom Compass in this "Success Story" published by the Ontario Media Development Corporation. 

The OMDC is an agency of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and a central catalyst for the province’s cultural media cluster, which includes videogames.

Made in Canada video games industry contributes $2.3-billion to country's GDP

Head of Production Ericka Evans gives London, Ontario gamers a hands-on demo of  Rollers of the Realm .

Head of Production Ericka Evans gives London, Ontario gamers a hands-on demo of Rollers of the Realm.

FinancialPost.com mentions our founder Tony Walsh in this overview of Canada's games industry.

"...the rich innovation and consumer potential in mobile platforms, the low-cost barrier for entry, and the low cost of production has opened the floodgate for video game startups."

Bootstrapping it: Startup game developers self-finance releases

Phantom Compass founder Tony Walsh at our 2013 production office.

Phantom Compass founder Tony Walsh at our 2013 production office.

Yonge Street Media interviews Phantom Compass founder Tony Walsh.

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

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The Financial Post discusses our distributed company and production methodology.

... 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.