IngZ, Inc. combines the latest technology with passion and continuous innovation to create fun, easy-to-use smartphone games and other applications which deeply engage players and consumers.
In Traveller-AR, ingZ combines fighting, trading and exploring in outer space with character and ship choices into a brand-new type of game using augmented reality and other cutting-edge technologies.
Early in 2011, ingZ, Inc. entered into an exclusive agreement with Marc Miller, the developer of the Traveller space RPG, to produce Traveller on the mobile platform. Traveller-AR is currently on hold until further notice- keep checking back for updates.
IngZ’s initial games (originally released by Next Horizon Media) include:
Dominos-42 3D We’ve made the Official State Game of Texas even better… Dominos-42 3D can be enjoyed as a single player or, using wifi, a multiplayer game for up to 4 players.
Wild West Texas Hold ‘em adds characters and shooting matches to the well-known poker game.
Doodle Hunt uses the iPhone’s accelerometer as you hunt for eggs and avoid the creatures protecting them.
IngZ has also used cutting-edge location-based technologies to develop:
touringZ, an iPhone guided tour application allowing local experts to share their knowledge by creating guided iPhone tours which can be taken by anyone with an iPhone
and the best-selling
365 ThingZ to do: Austin, THE mobile guide to Austin, Texas fun things to do, from restaurants and live music to pet-friendly and family-friendly activities.
Tony Howlett, Founder/President
Tony is an established, successful entrepreneur whose businesses have always been focused on the cutting edge of high tech. From founding one of the first Internet service providers in Houston to starting a computer network security firm utilizing open source products, Tony’s vision has always been to make technology easier to use for a broader population.
Tony hosts a technology blog and is a frequent speaker and published writer on technology uses and trends. A lifelong gamer and also aficionado of the outdoors, Tony enjoys hiking, traveling and playing music – but not at the same time.
Marc Miller, original Traveller game designer
Marc Miller is an established, award-winning game designer. One of the founders of Game Designers’ Workshop, Marc has designed dozens of games, from World War II simulations to interplanetary travel, and received every major award for game design excellence. He has published or been involved with every version of Traveller produced, from the original Traveller pen-and-paper space role-playing game published in 1977 to the soon-to-be released Traveller5, and is excited to work with ingZ on Traveller for the mobile platform.
An entrepreneur, consultant and publisher as well as designer, Marc also loves to travel around his home planet Earth.
Kieran Howlett, Chief Technology Officer
Kieran Howlett’s engineering background combined with an MBA means he enjoys using computers and other technologies to solve problems and increase efficiencies. Kieran started making game apps for the iPhone in his spare time for fun and quickly realized that should be his full-time job. Founding ingZ with his brother Tony was a no-brainer.
When stuck indoors, Kieran is an avid gamer who enjoys puzzles of all kinds – but he would rather be outdoors sailing or playing golf.