Bent Vector Studios
Indie Game Development
Rob Targosz started Eragion in 2011 to develop games and apps for mobile and desktop platforms. Eragion released three apps. Plummet is a simple ball drop game for Windows Phone released in 2011. Celerity is a performance testing app for Windows Phone released in 2012. Lost Keys is a platform game released for Windows Phone, iOS and Android in 2011-2012.
In 2013, Rob created Bent Vector from Eragion as focus moved away from XNA game development to Unity 3D engine-based games. Bent Vector plans to release new games every year starting in 2014. Releases will run on the wide range of platforms supported by the Unity 3D game engine.
Our first title using the Unity 3D engine is Word Portal. See the full page for details and download links.
Rob Targosz is Sole Proprietor of video game development company Bent Vector Studios. He is also Senior Software Architect at enterprise security company Blue Coat Systems. Over the last 25 years, Rob has designed and developed a wide range of software systems. This includes cockpit display systems for Boeing and graphics drivers for Microsoft. He has also designed security software for Intel and Honeywell. Most recently, he has written several games for Android, Apple and Windows phones/tablets. Rob holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics McMaster University where he attended on dual scholarships. The first scholarship was from Canadian Air Force ROTP program. Rob was also a member of McMaster's varsity Olympic Wrestling team. After university Rob spent 3 years with the Canadian Air Force at CFB Kingston. He then spent some time Canadian Forces Command and Staff College in Toronto. After retiring from the Air Force, he spent 6 years at B&W Heat Treating in Kitchener. Most recently, Rob spent 6 years at ALT Software in Waterloo and 9 years with Intel Security in Waterloo. Intel recognized Rob for his public speaking skills as well as his technical innovation and patents. Internet blog sites at Microsoft and gaming sites have interviewed Rob. If you would like to have Rob speak to your group about Online Security or Software Development please contact him. Rob's full resume is available online. Rob is available for public speaking engagements on Internet security and software development topics. Email rtargosz (at) bentvector (dot) com to engage him.
Game design for an indie developer wouldn't be possible today without great technology.We use Unity3D
Lost Keys is Bent Vector Studios' second game title, released in July 2011.
Have you ever found yourself feeling nostalgic for classic platformer arcade games or perhaps your old Atari or NES console games? Lost Keys for is here to take you back to the glory days!
Lost Keys includes reproductions of the classic 2D sprite artwork, digital sound effects and music. The new HD version of the game includes:
Lost Keys is available FREE for these platforms:
Word Portal is Bent Vector Studios' third game title, releasing April 2014.
Word Portal is a casual, ambient 3D word game. Play at your own pace, create great words and compete online!
Word Portal features include:
You can try a demo of Word Portal on Facebook
Word Portal is Coming Soon for these platforms:
Endless mode (Level 5 - Utopia) - Round 1:
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Game design for an indie developer wouldn't be possible today without great technology.We use MonoGame