Thoughts On: How to become a Game Designer

As a game designer who also teaches, I am often asked how someone becomes a game designer. I find it incredibly difficult to answer this as there are really two ways to think about this.[…]

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Thoughts on: Mission Types

One of the most difficult things about being a game designer is the general lack of a taxonomy regarding, well, pretty much everything. It’s as though each company/team/lead wants to have their own lingo, like[…]

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Designer’s Toolbox – Game Maker 8.0

Of all the video game development software I have used, by far my favorite has been the Game Maker series from YoYo Games. If you are an aspiring designer or a professional that wants to[…]

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