Summer’s over, here is what’s comin’


Oï, The summer is over, and here at Irrelevant Fish we’ve been busy. We made a movie app for Cinext ( It was great to use our skill on a short term project. Apart from that, we’re working on an update of Primal Flame ( more on that soon). And we should have an announcement …

Primal flame’s great reception


Hey, a quick post about the release of the Primal flame.     It went well !   We had great reviews from the major websites ( thanks guys) : 5/5 – AppAdvice – Game of the week – “a real gem [...] gameplay is completely unique ” 5/5 – Cult of Mac – ” …

R-R-R-R-Release Day ! Primal Flame is out


  After 18 months of dev, our game Primal Flame is out ! It’s a flame wielding arcade game for iPhone & iPad Grab it while it’s hot :  

The fear – Life in the wild west


You’d be forgiven for assuming that all creative endeavours involve a similar blend of fear and exhilaration, but game development really is in a league of its own. For the digital world is the frontier of our generation, the wild west of our time, where fortunes can be made on the turn of trick, on …

Indie game development – A flexible approach


When we first took the decision to start an indie games studio our knowledge of the game creation process was limited, requiring us to take a flexible organic approach to design. In the very early stages of development we were often unsure if a particular concept we dreamed up was even possible, given the processing …

The hidden factor in time estimation


Project overrun and the difficulty of accurately predicting development time still brings the finest war stories to any Christmas party table. Over the years numerous methodologies have been developed to tame the beast, but with software still the adolescent of engineering, the dark art of estimation is still an area of fascination worth discussing. As …


Welcome to Wooly the Pyrate’s diaries, I will be expressing my thought and feelings about the journey of creating Primal Flame. Primal flame is the first game of woolyCorp. Yaar !