As If Productions (AIP) is the web studio of Tod Foley, specializing in the development of custom online interactive systems.
Founded in 1991, AIP has produced immersive websites, virtual worlds, roleplaying games, CD-ROM games and live promotional events for clients including Comedy Central, 20th Century Fox Films, Sony/Epic Records, Times-Mirror Magazines, Walt Disney Records, Revelations Entertainment, Iron Crown Enterprises, The WELL and The Electronic Cafe International. No matter what type of interactive system you have in mind, we're here to bring it to life - from concept and development to webhosting and support.
Matthew Schlanger of Black Hammer Productions is a visionary video artist, programmer and maker from New York. This website focuses on his video work, as well as documentation of his studio and information on custom video tools in general. The site also includes a sampling of code projects and physical computing. Recently rebuilt under Drupal 7 by As If Productions, the site features many fascinating video experiments and historical information on the ETC (Experimental Television Center).
Welcome to 2017, and welcome to a new way of supporting the work of As If Productions! Over at Patreon, I've divided my projects up into separate pages, allowing Patrons to choose the projects they're most interested in supporting. Please check 'em out, every bit helps and there's always lots of work to do!
The following projects are seeking your support at Patreon:
AsIf - the central AIP Patreon account, aka the skunkworks.
DayTrippers - expansions, supplements and adventure modules.
Fictioneers - directory of small-press RPGs and Storygames.
This simple generator automatically creates 20 Non-Player Characters suitable for any generic fantasy or swords-in-space adventure, complete with barbaric/alien names. For each character, it answers the following questions:
Chromatic Chameleon is a new game publishing company founded by T Reynolds: a small guild of game lovers whose goal is to create settings for different RPG systems. Their flagship product, the world of Asteria Rising, is in production and will support nearly a dozen great game systems. Keep your eye on this one as it develops!
The website uses Drupal 7, and includes a blog, forum, galleries, and of course a sales catalog.
Monarch Sports is a sports marketing and production company, founded in 1995. Based in Los Angeles, MSR has produced major sports events including college and Pro Football, the LA Marathon and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, as well as Satellite media tours and other event productions. This presence site is just starting out, using AIP's Axis CMS system to support content management and templated design.
CityCapper is a social restaurant directory allowing people in the London area to locate restaurants with meals under £5. Built in Drupal 7, the site features a variety of custom views, search features, and mapping functions. Restaurant owners are invited to provide information on their businesses, and restaurant customers are invited to provide comments and reviews on the meals they find there.
Kim Watkinson, the Ninja Baker, wants to build a bridge between the east and west with her culinary mastery and well-heeled charm. The Ninja Baker site has been updated for mobile browsing with a smart new design and a responsive layout.
Running on Drupal 7, the site features automated systems and scripts to keep the content dynamic, and to share culinary ideas and techniques with fellow cooking aficionados via social networks. From savory meals to sweet Japanese treats, you'll find a lot of cooking advice and ideas here.
If you're on Google+, you might be interested in joining my new community: UBIQUITOUS. It's a place for discussing the future of Ubiquitous Computing, its trends and potentials, as well as our hopes and concerns about it.
What will life be like when we have RFID chips inside every product and sensors in every environment, when even paper and fabrics can be made "smart", when our personal devices speak with us (and each other) continually, and when artificially-intelligent computer networks surround us in all our social, commercial and personal spaces? Let's talk about it.
Games Onboard is an alternative online game store, featuring the finest in roleplaying games, tabletop boardgames, dice, miniatures and card games for all ages.
The site began as an OpenCart installation, but we fixed that by migrating the database to Drupal 7 and implementing a suitable theme. The website features an array of state-of-the-art e-commerce modules, including Wish Lists, shipping quotes, an Affiliate program and downloadable PDFs - all powered by the Ubercart module.
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"Maybe all systems - that is, any theoretical, verbal, symbolic, semantic, etc. formulation that attempts to act as an all-encompassing, all-explaining hypothisis of what the universe is about - are manifestations of paranoia."