Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 20

Top 10 best DSi Games for Kids

I was asked a few months back ‘What’s a good DSi game for a 6 year old?’. The friend was buying for her nephew and was not a gamer so had zero perspective. Having seen this piece on Kotaku I can’t help but think of the list I generated for the friend and how different …

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Aug 17

Designer Weekly Aug17

Popcap’s Secrets of Game Design. It’s high level, but an interesting read. There are counter points and considerations not detailed, but this shows how they look at game development and there are definite takeaways. I like 7. It’s often not polished enough in most titles, usually because it’s different disciplines that aren’t unified and directed …

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Aug 16

Temporal reviews

Reviews by Time Lords are awkward. They waltz babbling about chrono-loop – wait… that’s not what this post is about.   As a follow up to last week’s post on the 5 degrees of design I thought I’d elaborate on how to tread when reviewers contradict their past selves.

Aug 13

where’s the DW?

simply put, I was on vacation lots of links built up for this week though. Yay! Another bumper edition!

Aug 03

Designer Weekly Aug3

Welcome! Welcome! Roll-up Roll-up. Come! Come see the magnificent feathered designer bird. Spotted around these parts about once a week. J   The 5 Degrees of Design Separation http://martinblackmore.com/?p=133 aka: Just who do you think you’re talking too? (and how you should talk) Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results. Dennis Waitley

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