Jordon McClain, also known as Jdawgg or Superstar McClain, is the President of a small indie game company called Steel Cyclone Studios. Jordon is self-taught and currently teaches himself Game Art, Design and Development. Jordon primarily works on the Cyclone Game Engine which is a 2D/3D game engine created entirely from scratch built upon the XNA Framework. Jordon's ultimate aim is to make it into the videogame industry and join the greats of videogame designers. In the meantime, Jordon is trying to hone his skills and learn as much as possible about this wonderful and constantly evolving industry. WARNING!: Mr. McClain is insane in the brain! :-D

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0 comments by Jdawgg25 on Feb 18th, 2015

Would Micro-transactions ruin Destiny? In my own opinion, absolutely!! Unless they do it right.
Destiny needs to fix the following before they even dare add micro-transactions and join the Free 2 Play Market:

  • -It's not open-world (static, linear levels)
    -It's not "massive" (max 6vs6 lol)
    -No story whatsoever
    -No real campaign
    -Always online (What's the point?)
    -Lacking social features (lack of chat, trading etc.)
    -Bulletsponge AI and Bosses (which is rare coming from Bungie)
    -PvP unbalanced (shotgun, melee, different levels)
    -No variety to Weapons/equipment (most unlocked gun models look the same)
    -Joke loot system
    -3 classes
    -5 locations
    -Mission structure: Go to X, deploy ghost, shoot spawning mobs of dumb enemies, repeat, repeat, repeat

And this game cost how much to create? $500 million dollars!!As Gamers we have to start standing up to things like this before it becomes a growing trend. Things like:

  • 1.) Being pressured into buying full games up front years or months in advance with season passes without any sort of guarantee the content; game companies say will be in the game, are actually in the game. This is why playing a demo or trial version of the game prior to release is necessary. I understand demos don't really sell games, but they can be used to promote games and to give players a taste of what is to come.

    2.) Being initially sold the game without its entirety piece by piece. Provide players the full game, then later add expansions.

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Glitch_Lord
Glitch_Lord Sep 9 2014, 11:27pm says:

Thank you for watching Torment! We are grateful for every watcher we get!

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Jdawgg25 Jul 1 2012, 4:54am says:

The Cyclone Engine Indie DB Page is up! I will be posting the Cyclone Engine's Progress Videos and updates there.

It is over 100 degrees here in Richmond, KY. So stay cool gamers! If it is burning up like an oven where you are, then this is the best time to be inside gaming. Respectfully Submitted...

Jdawgg :D

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PROTOASSASS1N Jun 17 2012, 2:33pm says:

Hey, me and ghost59 are currently trying to make a new bigger indie company. we are doing this to show that indies are strong and can make great games fast and easy. We would like you to join us. You will keep your company name if you join, its basically like one big company name then your company would be put into a section and work on certain things, in your case you would work on a engine, graphin novel, and games(like you said). we will find people to help you with the engine's development or anything else. We would love for you to join us, if you have skype me and ghost can explain more on there. Please message me back asap.

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Jdawgg25 Jun 17 2012, 10:04pm replied:

That is great that you all are trying to make a bigger indie company. At this stage it wouldn't make sense for Steel Cyclone Studios to work under a big company name. You will have to provide me a lot more information. My skype username is jordon.mcclain if you would like to explain more there.

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PROTOASSASS1N
PROTOASSASS1N Jun 18 2012, 11:14am replied:

Ok, ill get my leader to get on later today

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KlonkPro
KlonkPro May 21 2012, 8:27pm says:

Hey thanks for the watch. =D

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Jdawgg25 Jun 1 2012, 5:32pm replied:

No problem :D

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Jdawgg25 Apr 24 2012, 5:41am says:

I am working on getting the rights to the game studio name my friends and I are trying to start. Once we get the rights, then we will publish our business website and start an indie page for the game we are currently working on using this game engine and a page for the studio; our business. We might also make a page for this game engine as well.

Stay tuned :-D

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