Christiaan Moleman's Blog
I make games and animation.
Why studios should encourage instead of restrict employees doing hobby projects on their own time.
Why Sony should let players turn off Trophy notifications.
Another look at good use of animation in games.
A quick glance at some examples of how animation can be used to convey important information to the player.
Anticipation in games? Balancing a sense of weight with player control? Shadow of the Colossus seems to prove it can be done.
Christiaan Moleman's Comments
[News - 10/21/2016 - 09:21]
Good for them. Developers should ...
Good for them. Developers should probably follow their example and stand up for themselves instead of complaining how they deserve to be compensated first. It all sounds pretty reasonable. r n r nRegarding the actor safety thing, I think that 's a reference to long sessions of voice-destroying stuff like ...
[News - 10/07/2016 - 10:16]
Ask about working hours, crunch, ...
Ask about working hours, crunch, overtime and such when interviewing. If you 're not okay with the work environment they 're describing, be prepared to walk away. r n r nBe prepared to say no if you are asked to work unreasonable hours. Health and sanity first. r n r ...
[Blog - 08/31/2016 - 10:59]
Some balanced but not uncritical ...
Some balanced but not uncritical takes on No Man 's Sky and its reception which I thought were interesting: r n r nMode 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch v tjgFghBaH7w r n r nErrant Signal: https://www.youtube.com/watch v YFEi BdLHlc r n r nPersonally, I 'm quite enjoying the game.
[News - 08/29/2016 - 03:06]
@Michael Wenk: It is baffling ...
@Michael Wenk: It is baffling to me how some gamers seem to have developed this antagonistic relationship with game developers where anything that does not meet all their expectations is somehow painted as malicious. These people worked their asses off trying to make something cool and now you 're going ...
[News - 06/24/2016 - 06:19]
You are right that being ...
You are right that being against EU membership does not make one a xenophobe, and many including myself may be making unfair generalizations about the Leave vote, but the rise in xenophobia is not imaginary: r n r nhttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jun/27/sadiq-khan-muslim-council-britain-warning-of-post-brexit-racism r n r n again, link broken by comment system, remove ...
[News - 06/10/2016 - 05:57]