Game Design – Level Design
Papers, Please: A Narrative Review
This was submitted as part of the GDC Game Narrative Review Competition in 2014. Below you'll discover why Lucas Pope's ...
I would argue that Gravity is finely-crafted science fiction. You may disagree with that statement, but do consider that the ...
Bastion Beat Sheet
Blake Snyder's Save the Cat!® is a screenwriting tool (beat sheet) loosely based on John Campbell's "the hero's journey." For ...
Gaming Immersion: Identity and the Relationship Between the Player and the Character
The heroes are faced with a frightening foe, a gargantuan whale-like monster. The leader of the group holds a desperate ...
This Is Not An ARG
Recently, I attended an IGDA-sponsored lecture given at Bungie Studios by Valve's Adam Foster on Alternative Reality Game Puzzle Design ...
The Histories of Common Forms of Tiling Puzzles
This article was the main inspiration for my project Tetragrams. The Many Forms of Tiling Puzzles Tiling puzzles are a ...
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