CGD Podcast Episode 73 – Emergent Complexity

Hi everyone! Today’s episode goes into some depth about emergent complexity: what is it, what isn’t it, why would we want it, and how do we get more of it? We talk about specific examples in games like 4X strategy games, and most importantly (because I’m making one), squad tactics games. I want to say … Continue reading "CGD Podcast Episode 73 – Emergent Complexity"

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Why “quarterbacking” isn’t a problem in cooperative games

Been thinking about cooperative games for awhile, largely as a result of many of my recent thoughts on competitive games and the way that they inherently “socially rank” their players. There’s something about that that bothers me more and more over the years, both for political and personal reasons, many of which I’ve talked about … Continue reading "Why “quarterbacking” isn’t a problem in cooperative games"

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Gem Wizards Tactics Version 0.05 Patch Notes

Hi everyone. I thought I’d post the patch notes for the new version of GEM WIZARDS TACTICS which just went out to my Patrons. Here’s some of what you’re missing! Version 0.05 – Rate of fire spread decreased slightly – Fire duration reduced to 4 – New tile type: Scorch. Created when a fire dies. … Continue reading "Gem Wizards Tactics Version 0.05 Patch Notes"

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