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I like playing games, and even more to think about their possiblities. Visit my blog: lostinthezone.wordpress.com

 

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Posted by Dolgion Chuluunbaatar on Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:55:00 EST in Design, Programming
I offer some thoughts on Ken Levine's announcement and on his concept of "narrative LEGOs". Also a little comment on some cynical twitter reaction I didn't like.


Posted by Dolgion Chuluunbaatar on Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:36:00 EDT in Design, Production
I explain my concerns with the new Thief game based on the recent announcement that the XP system was scrapped.


Posted by Dolgion Chuluunbaatar on Mon, 21 Oct 2013 02:05:00 EDT in Design
I'm offering some thoughts on the idea of "narrative LEGO's" put for by Ken Levine.


Posted by Dolgion Chuluunbaatar on Sun, 26 May 2013 11:51:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
I provide thoughts as to what the real issue is with the model of the Xbox One and other new platforms that Bob Chipman laments in his piece "Xbox? Done."


Posted by Dolgion Chuluunbaatar on Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:19:00 EDT in Design
Shortly after I finished BioShock Infinite I somewhat foolishly declared it as the best game I ever played. I had convinced myself into believing that for a day under the influence of hype and very good story twist. Now I sobered and give my honest views.


Posted by Dolgion Chuluunbaatar on Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:06:00 EST in Design
As Bioshock Infinite will be upon us in a little more than a months time, I played the original Bioshock for the first time recently, something I'd been planning to do but until now never got to. Here are my thoughts on the most interesting aspects.



Dolgion Chuluunbaatar's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/09/2014 - 08:35]

Good video, good advice. It ...

Good video, good advice. It 's frustrating how often this basic lesson is disregarded even in professional teams. Another thing that is worth mentioning is that once you write lower quality code and build on it, your entire codebase is getting exponentially worse. So something bad that is built on ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/22/2013 - 11:21]

First off, I 'm not ...

First off, I 'm not going to buy either console. I play on my PC. But your argumentation seems quite one-sided. You list following positives for the Xbox One: r n r n1. multitasking between TV and games and integration with cable services r n2. a better controller r n3. ...

Comment In: [Feature - 04/22/2013 - 04:00]

Pfffffffff this just shows how ...

Pfffffffff this just shows how inefficient human beings are at programming. We clearly need to focus on building AIs that can program programs things for us.

Comment In: [Feature - 02/12/2013 - 04:30]

When I imagine a Breaking ...

When I imagine a Breaking Bad video game, I want Telltale to do it, and to not use Walter White 's story, the show covered it well enough. I 'm more interested in seeing what can be done with Gustavo Fring. He 's mysterious and yet well-defined. Not much is ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/22/2013 - 04:09]

as I see it the ...

as I see it the death of consoles comes in the form of living room silent small-scale PCs built for games and steam. The PC is already a better device technically than a console, and the ability to update individual parts allows for it to not become outdated like a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/09/2013 - 10:08]

Haven 't played FC3, but ...

Haven 't played FC3, but you have a point about drama being created by conflict. It seems like in games, this conflict is misunderstood to be provided in the form of combat, which really isn 't conflict at all from a drama point of view.