Posts Tagged ‘Game Design’

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…


A few weeks ago I was asked to give an interview for a German online gaming portal that wanted to take a closer look at the company I am doing level design for and the product we are currently working on. Since it is a casual MMO that comes from an Austrian team the game and the team working on it has become…


A myth? Impossible? Highly improbable? Can’t work? A bad joke? Or not as unusual as people might think.


Career Paths

04Feb09

On my 10th birthday I received my very first personal computer – the Schneider Euro PC (complete with color monitor and external 20MB HD). Back then I did not have games to play for the system but fiddled around with several graphics tools and DOS itself. Soon my father started buying PC magazines that came with…


In the next following weeks a few meetings and events are taking place…


Isn’t a game designer essential in the process of making games? After all, the game designer is the one who…


Happy Birthday Intelligent Artifice!


During the last IGDA meeting it became clear at a certain point that game designers are a rather maltreated race who deserve better.


The interview with a female game designer is not half as risky as other interviews but it does bear certain risks.