David Desjardins
Team Canada Arrives in Victoria! Cold Furnace Artist reports in

As Team Canada arrives in Victoria, BC, for the first week of training in the run-up to the 2017 Invictus Games, Cold Furnace’s very own artist and military advisor, Dave Desjardins, is on hand with updates. “This is an incredible experience already, and I’ve already overcome so many barriers,” said Dave. “And that was after […]

Mark Wheeler waits for fire orders
Team Interview – CEO and Chief Military Advisor!

Mark Wheeler waits for fire orders.   Mark Wheeler has a vision. A soldier and avid gamer, he’s combined his career and his love of games to build a dream: a company focused on creating a new era of military-themed entertainment. “We’re offering realistic experiences, whether that means access to authentic weapons or having to […]

Scott, while on tour in Iraq
Team Interview – Lead Game Writer! Inspiration comes from the oddest places

Scott, while on tour in Iraq   Rumors abound about the weirdness of writers. It’s said that Victor Hugo wrote in the nude when faced with a tough deadline, instructing his valet to confiscate all his clothes so he wouldn’t be able to leave the house. Truman Capote called himself a “completely horizontal author,” claiming he […]

David Desjardins
Team Interview – Game Artist! Injured vet finds healing in digital art and basketball

What do highland fencing & 17th century musketry have in common with designing video games? Not a whole lot, unless you’re the guy in the kilt. A 15-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces who served multiple tours in Afghanistan and the Balkans, Dave Desjardins never expected to be part of a team developing a […]

Terry Sznober
Team Interview – Game Dev Director! Fast cars, faster computers drives this game dev director

Terry Sznober has a thing about fast cars and faster computers. He drives a sleek, electric blue Subaru BRZ sports coupe and programmed his own 3D graphics when the rest of the world was just learning about Windows. Terry taught himself to code graphics on a Tandy Color Computer 2 when he was just 12 years […]

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RGM : “Cold Furnace Studios is thinking outside the box”

An interview with Cold Furnace reveals ‘unorthodox’ methods for bringing first-hand military experience to the fore-front of our games. Our team’s game research featured here. Check it out! http://realgamemedia.com/cold-furnace-studios-are-thinking-outside-the-box/  

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Max Rampage flies in F-18 – To get to work on time!

Cold Furnace’s Max Rampage had the chance to fly in the back seat of an F-18 Fighter Aircraft flying out of Salina, Kansas. He spent 90 minutes up on this training sortie flying faster than any land vehicle on earth, pulling up to 6.5 Gees, and conducting airstrikes in support of an Army airstrike course. […]