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 ???
Help me understand how to make trans-inclusive games. [more inside]
Hi, I'm looking for cheap/free 3D environment design software -- it can be a stand-alone program, or it could even be a kind of 'map building' tool that comes with computer games these days (so you can build your own levels, etc) [more inside]
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?
What modern game creation software can I use to build a game with branching narratives and dialogue?
What game creation software is currently available that is suited to building games (or levels/mods) with a focus on branching narratives and dialogue, of the sort found in role-playing games like Mass Effect? [more inside]
Treasure and scavenger hunts! LARPs! ARGs! Murder mysteries! Interactive experiences galore! Where do I start learning about producing & designing them? [more inside]
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 some good books by or about videogame designers? [more inside]
What's the best-crafted mobile game you've ever played? [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]
Why, in video games, am I moving through an endless variety of environments but killing the same enemies over and over? [more inside]
My mum loves interior design. She also loves puzzles but finds black belt Sudoku too easy. She's inheriting a laptop. What sort of programs and games can I load on this laptop for her? [more inside]