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Daniel Boy's Blog

 

designs site-specific games and playful experiences at invisible playground. Always interested in what complex emotions simple game mechanics can instill in players.

 

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Comment In: [Blog - 01/05/2016 - 12:29]

Save/Reload possibilities not only enable ...

Save/Reload possibilities not only enable scumming or soften the result of bugs, they also encourage experimentation. They invite the player to explore a game space and the systems beneath it. The character of the game becomes more toy-like. With all the pros and cons that that encompasses.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/22/2015 - 01:45]

fuzzyness of a solution. r ...

fuzzyness of a solution. r nChess vs Newspaper Chess Puzzles. r nHitman vs Hitman GO.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/19/2015 - 06:01]

I bet my steam back ...

I bet my steam back log that the average price of games in the steam sales is rising. Massive discounts like in the old days are gone. In which way AAA titles are discounted stabilizes the value expectations all over the sale Call of Duty as a price anchor is ...

Comment In: [News - 05/27/2015 - 08:31]

There is an censorship outrage ...

There is an censorship outrage because amazon/ twitch does not want to go to a congressional hearing and answer tough question why they enabled access of known AO content to minors And face government regulation twitch is so corporate now

Comment In: [Blog - 04/24/2015 - 04:05]

@Chris r nEntitlement always sounds ...

@Chris r nEntitlement always sounds bad. Even if the legal situation is as clear cut as you say, that does not mean, that people like the legal situation. There were times, when owning slaves was perfectly legal, but some people felt entitled to freedom. r n r nSo there is ...

Comment In: [News - 04/15/2015 - 06:42]

Ignoring controversial changes in the ...

Ignoring controversial changes in the payment model pay2win , Battlefield Heroes ran for so many years 7 8 and many/most of them profitable. It was huge success. Maybe not everything panned out perfectly, maybe some promises were broken. Those are details compared to what the team achieved. Don 't know ...