Recently I read a tweet that made me think about how games have a kind of dual nature. On one side games are a personal expression by the creators and on the other, they're an experience consumed and co-created by the player.
Developers give a lot thought about what ...Click to read full article.
A lot of our knowledge and beliefs are adopted uncritically and unconsciously as we grow up. If we critically examined some of these beliefs we'd immediately see them to be ludicrous. Modern culture comes from a long line of earlier cultures rising and declining, spreading humanity around the globe ...Click to read full article.
When making your RPG, a consistent, fleshed out game-world improves the player experience and makes development easier. But where to start? This brief article will you give all the prompts you need to start building something awesome!
How do you make interesting, consistent and vivid worlds?
The layer technique helps ...Click to read full article.
Everyone loves adventures; magic crystals, orcs, world saving, the return of ancient magics, being the chosen one and so on, but isn't there more out there?
JRPGs tend to stick to fantasy or Japanese styled sci-fi settings. Let's freshen things up a little! Here are five suggestions for ...Click to read full article.
Recently I've been playing Shadowrun Returns, a solid PC RPG with a cyberpunk setting. I'm nearing the end of game and my crew of cyberpunk hackers and mercenaries are trying to bring down a shadowy cult (as one does). The cult is hiding out in a secret area ...Click to read full article.