Author: reubenmoretz

Big Win Blackjack Wins Big

Blackjack is one of those casino games where I intellectually internalize that I’ve got the best chances to win, and yet almost every time I walk away from a table I’m shorter in my stack and lighter in my pocket. 

Amazon In-App Purchases (IAP) Arrives!

Amazon just announced their In-App Purchasing (IAP) service and called out Mobile Deluxe as an early partner in implementation for the Amazon Appstore.  We’re mega-excited when this goes live since we’ve done exceptionally well with our other IAP-supported games on

At Mobile Deluxe, I Specialize In Awesome

Hi! Sean here. I am the Mobile Deluxe Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst and I specialize in AWESOME! As I write this entry, I am starting my third year with Mobile Deluxe. However, I have been working in QA for a

Big Win Blackjack: Why bet on the Riverboat?

Big Win Blackjack version 1.4.0 introduced “Sponsored Casinos.”  The first of these advertisement-supported casinos is the “Riverboat” casino.  If you find yourself low on chips, or just want to practice playing basic Blackjack, the Riverboat is a great place to

Why Your Company Should Have a “No Asshole” Policy

If you’ve ever worked with our company, you are probably familiar with this tenet of ours. We don’t like to work with jerks, and if we happen to find one in our midst we do our best to reform or

Mobile Deluxe Banter: When Nerds Collide

This is an example of the important matters that are discussed daily at Mobile Deluxe. This email started out as an invitation to a basketball game, went through some variations and ended in an all-out nerd war. I love my

Do Over or Do Not: Crucial Decisions in Software Re-development

We’ve all had experience creating something new.  It can be daunting, and your instincts tell you to sit down and plan out everything you’re going to do.  Often, though, you come to find that what you have created works, but

As a QA Tester, Do You Just Play Games All Day?

This is, by far and away, the most common question I get when I tell people that I test video games.  As glamorous as the role of QA Tester may sound, there’s not really an easy answer for that question.

12 Predictions for Mobile and Games in 2012

It’s near the end of the season to make predictions for 2012, so hopefully I get this in under the wire.  In the startup world we call such running around and almost missing deadlines being “nimble…” but we might be

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Five Mobile and Tech Predictions for 2012

2011 was a great year for mobile and tech in general.  Free apps emerged as a win-win for publishers and consumers.  Amazon entered the mobile market in a big way.  Apple made it cool to talk to your phone, even

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