In my last article “You are a Game Designer – So what do you do” I dropped a piece of information saying people should learn about the Fibonacci series, but I didn’t reveal it or why it mattered. The idea of course is that people who didn’t know it already would go look it up
Is being a Game Designer the most mysterious job in the universe? I have the wonderful pleasure of introducing myself as a Game Designer. But then comes the follow up question. “What does a game designer do”? Surprisingly that’s a very hard questions to answer. And if I can’t answer it, if it confuses me
Hiring a great Game Designer must be hard. In fact hiring for any “creative” role such as writing or art is a unique challenge, because theoretically the more “creative” a person is the less technical they should be. It’s a classic left brain vs right brain conundrum. <I don’t actually believe this anymore. Technical knowledge comes from experience.>
Thank you BPI (Bank Philippines Islands) I have been searching high and low for these coins! I went in banks, I called banks, I charmed, I begged. No one would give them up. The banks here are hoarding these little coins. But today I walked into the BPI branch at a mall, I didn’t feel much hope
Perfect! They really nailed it, I don’t think I could explain it any better.
Her article is 5 years old now but is still holds great advice and teachings on how to write a good game design document. “Before you start writing, consider is your audience. Many new designers write documents as if they’re being written for gamers instead of a programmer who’s tired, annoyed and up at 3
Having a well written, detailed and structured Game Design Document (GDD) is important for any game project. This will help you collaborate better with your team and ultimately make better games. So now I am going to show you the way I make a GDD from the very beginning so it stays structured, quick
Just replace the words “artist” with “Game Designer” Nice one Lauren!
Free Game Designer Tutorials at www.budleiser.com Coming up with new features, mechanics and ideas for games can be fun and rewarding. Watch this tutorial to learn the 5 key ways to come up with new ideas for your games.
Learn what a SWOT test is and how to use it when designing games and features. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEZhfn5hidk