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Posted by Carsten Germer on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:42:00 EDT in Programming, Production, Smartphone/Tablet
Our game “Pavel Piezo - Trip to the Kite Festival” has just been released for the first target platform. This postmortem is about the production of a multi-platform HTML5 game for learning languages.

Posted by Carsten Germer on Mon, 25 Nov 2013 06:19:00 EST in Design, Programming
By using a modified "Leitner system" to track a players behavior and learning progress within a game system, a game can react and tune any dynamic gameplay, content exposition or utilization of game mechanics.

Posted by Carsten Germer on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 04:37:00 EST in Design, Programming
In game design there is a kind of love-hate relationship with randomness. How about a technique that provides random outcomes but within parameters that can be influenced to fit the game design?

Posted by Carsten Germer on Mon, 11 Nov 2013 05:09:00 EST in Programming, Smartphone/Tablet
Earlier this year, after the game design and concept for "Pavel Piezo - Trip to the Kite Festival" were almost done and funding was secured, the crucial question had to be answered: Which game engine or programming system should be used for production?

Carsten Germer's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/07/2017 - 07:49]

I wholeheartedly agree with many ...

I wholeheartedly agree with many issues you mention, but this will be hard to pull off, if one wants to do it right. r n r nShort: Production cost. r n r nLonger: r nWith spendings being so high for every minute of content, nowadays, not many productions may be ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/12/2016 - 04:31]

And much much more... ...

And much much more...

Comment In: [News - 11/19/2015 - 04:03]

Indy could have thought of ...

Indy could have thought of some clever ruse to lure the bad guys away from the current place of interest, just like Lara should be able to jump and climb her way around the bad guys camps. r nIn the case of a film: Would it still be a mass ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/14/2015 - 01:58]

The No Twinkie Database, short ...

The No Twinkie Database, short ish and sweet. There are regular posts here on gamasutra but you can find it complete at Adams website Resources/No Twinkie Database/no twinkie database.htm

Comment In: [Blog - 07/20/2015 - 02:30]

Don 't forget about the ...

Don 't forget about the ridiculous fun players can have with kiting in MMORPGs

Comment In: [Blog - 07/20/2015 - 01:37]

I agree with Katie Lucas, ...

I agree with Katie Lucas, but it is your process. r n r nOne comment, though: Use a spellchecker and preferably have someone proofread your texts. r nIf I were to answer a job offer and would receive a text as raw as this, I 'd not follow up any ...