I've watching some vids where blow explains he spent a lot of time doing something deep in the game but hardly any players understood these deep concepts. But he doesn't tell what these deep ideas are!! What are they? I just see a simplistic puzzle platformer, what am I missing ???
I plan to spend 2 weeks in the west coast to one day move there. I am hoping to travel to various cities and explore video game related places. I want to network and talk to people from all video game walks of life, from indie developers to touring game studios. What places should I visit? What studios does tours? I was planning to tour around late June, but should I center it around PAX Prime?
I will be teaching a high school class about game design to 9th and 10th graders in New York City starting next Tuesday. Looking for some suggestions for a wide range of interesting and conversation-provoking (free) online games I can have the kids play in-class. [more inside]
What are my best next actions to learning the Unreal Engine for sound design? [more inside]
Recently I've started working with a few people on designing and developing a suite of casual games. We're very competent on the technical side of things, but would like to spend some time reading up and trying to understand what makes a game fun. To that end, I was hoping that people might have suggestions on some books, blogs, or other resources that help people understand how to design fun games. [more inside]
I am involved in a project that I personally find offensive. How can I remove myself emotionally in order to do the job? [more inside]
I'm designing my own tabletop role playing game. How difficult would it be to turn this into a video game? [more inside]
I am thinking about applying to some Game Design / 3D animation programs in and around Vancouver, B.C. Got any suggestions?
VideoGameDesignFilter: What is it called when, in the first level or sequence of a game, the player is given all the available powers, only to have those powers taken away and rebuilt up? [more inside]
My favorite part of Rock Band is creating different characters and choosing crazy outfits, face paint, and tattoos. Are there any games that have very detailed character creation? How about any that focus solely on the character creation? [more inside]
I am trying to prototype my own board/card game. I need a way to design a card format onto 4" x 6" and 3" x 3" spaces. Something like the software CCG maker but different sizes and not Magic specific. [more inside]
Why do the economic models in computer games always suck? [more inside]
Help me help my students design video games. [more inside]
Sugar cubes are NOT cubes!! I need a cuboid with at least 2 equal dimensions... [more inside]