Topic: Blogs

Design Reference

By: | Aug 14, 2015

Most artists are taught very early on that if you want to create something and make it look convincing at all, then you need reference material.  Doesn’t matter if it’s stylized, or in general isn’t supposed to be photo-realistic you really should get some reference material.  It is however, I feel it’s something that doesn’t… Read more »

Grand Opening

By: | Aug 10, 2015

Hello all! So this past week I took a trip up to Sedona, AZ. The reason for this trip was to go to my parents grand opening to their bed and breakfast. Sedona is about a 2 hour drive from Phoenix. It is a town that is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a great view…. Read more »

Update Well – Increasing Multiplayer Longevity

By: | Aug 7, 2015

I’ve been around multiplayer games my entire life. That includes games I played with friends during recess, or the card games I would play with family on long trips. Sometimes it just meant something as simple as rock-paper-scissors or a game of “Slaps” (the one where you slap or punch each other until someone gives… Read more »

Visibility

By: | Aug 7, 2015

One element of some games that sometimes seems to be an afterthought, is the idea of visibility for the player.  Primarily I’m talking about the visibility of the User Interface (UI) elements.  Part of the reason for this perhaps, is that if the UI in a game is good enough you really don’t have to… Read more »