Archive for the ‘Design’ Category
This year the third Austria Game Jam took place at the St. Marx Media Quarter in Vienna. In the last two years I couldn’t attend due to an unfortunate date collision of the game jam and the GFG, a small but high-quality game dev conference held in Hannover, Germany. Unfortunately, it didn’t take place this year. When I was approached by Jürgen Musil, one of the AGJ organizers, if I wanted to…
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Tags: austria game jam, game dev, global game jam, jürgen musil, leap of faith, paper prototype, vienna
Yesterday I assisted Heather Kelley with her workshop “Paper Games” on iterative game design, which was part of the “Make Me Eclectic” festival organized by Miss Balthazar’s Laboratory. The Lab focuses on offering workshops on new media and technology, as well as programming and other seemingly male-dominated areas to interested girls, women and…
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Tags: Game Design, hackerspaces, heather kelley, iterative, miss balthazar's labratory, mq, raumd, sissyfight 2000, sissyfight 3000
Even though the new family member (PS®3) combined with the new games (The Beatles™ Rockband™, Little Big Planet™ and Arkham Asylum™) keeps me quite occupied and highly entertained I have not forgotten my passion for smaller adventures and indie games.
Ages ago I stumbled over the game Samorost and …
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Tags: adventure, amanita design, arkham asylum, console, linux, little big planet, Mac, PC, point and click, PS3, rockband, samorost, samorost 2
…and I’ve been drumming like a dog!
A few weeks ago the wonderful and ingenious mastermind of this residency decided that it was about time to spend an enormous amount of money on “Beatles Rockband”. I agreed, since I was more than ready to take my destined place at the drums. From deep within I felt that drumming is the gift that needs room to blossom and develop. It turns out that I was…
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Tags: beatlemania, beatles, beatles rockband, brütal legend, george harrison, guitar hero, jack black, john lennon, paul mccartney, playstation 3, ringo starr, rockband
As you may have noticed, the April Gamer Girl photo has not been uploaded yet, even though it is clearly April (the calendar states so). The reason behind this small delay (after all, April lasts a whole month and we are just at the beginning) is the incredible amount of work that keeps me occupied.
Filed under: Design, game, Game Development, Level Design, Mac, MMO, PC | 1 Comment
Tags: 7million, break in, casual, heist, minigames, MMO, PC, team vienna