3 Minute Game Design – Episode 2: The Forms

Somehow I was able to put everything off for a couple of days and churn out this second episode of my new game design video series, 3 Minute Game Design. Let me know what you think.    

Introducing my new video series: 3 Minute Game Design

I’ve started a new video series called 3 Minute Game Design. I created a YouTube channel for it, and have posted the first entry in the series. Episode 1 discusses some fundamental ideas like prescriptive language and the very idea that we can prescribe guidelines for better game design. If you like this video series …

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Violence, Part 2: Game Design Ramifications

In Part 1, I discussed the cultural and messaging problems involved with portraying the glorification of violence. In this part, I’ll be discussing the mechanical ruleset issues that tend to arise as a result of working with violent themes and settings. I do not advocate “starting with theme” – you should certainly not start a …

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