The Clockwork Game Design Podcast: Episode 9 – Popular Games

In today’s episode, I discuss many of the world’s most popular videogames and boardgames, and analyze them through a Clockwork Game Design lens. Titles like Tetris, Grand Theft Auto, Metal Gear Solid, Super Mario Bros, as well as board games like Agricola and Android: Netrunner, and many more. Definitely along the lines of a slightly … Continue reading "The Clockwork Game Design Podcast: Episode 9 – Popular Games"

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Turtling

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article called Videogames are Broken Toys. Its general thrust was that most videogames are fundamentally toys with a goal sorta slapped on. This both limits the “toy” aspect dramatically and leaves users instead with a thin, weak, unsupported goal. In that article, I focused on the “preserving the … Continue reading "Turtling"

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