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Kyle Jansen's Blog

 

I'm an aspiring game designer, currently in college. I'm attempting to teach myself at least the basics in all the areas of game creation - game design, programming, model/texture creation, music, and story. So far, I think I'm doing pretty well.

 

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Comment In: [News - 10/20/2016 - 07:14]

I think a crossover device ...

I think a crossover device is that what we 're calling these now makes economic sense. r n r nHandheld consoles have always served as a sort of low-cost, low-barrier-to-entry gaming platform, while the home console required more investment. But over the past decade, the combined console market has shrunk. ...

Comment In: [News - 10/20/2016 - 04:00]

As a frequent player of ...

As a frequent player of the original, I am very unhappy with the art style of the sequel. The minimalism of the first let us players imagine whatever we wanted. My mind perhaps helped by the quips my friends and I threw around while playing filled in the blanks with ...

Comment In: [News - 05/27/2014 - 08:52]

Do they Video games are ...

Do they Video games are legally software, at least as far as I understand it. r n r nBy that logic, Microsoft owns 50 of my novel for being written in Microsoft Word , Mozilla owns half of this post for being posted in Firefox , and Adobe owns half ...

Comment In: [News - 05/13/2014 - 08:04]

It 's partly a shame, ...

It 's partly a shame, because Kinect is actually some really cool tech that has a ton of awesome uses. It just seems like gaming isn 't really one of them, so it 's just dragging the Xbox down. I hope they manage to recycle it into an independent product.

Comment In: [Blog - 05/09/2014 - 12:15]

You 're bringing up a ...

You 're bringing up a lot of points, so let 's break them down: r n r n1. Language privilege - games and game literature are primarily English r n2. Alphabet privilege - games and game literature are primarily Latin r n3. Technical linguistic issues - poor font support outside ...

Comment In: [News - 05/07/2014 - 03:52]

The chief innovation of Twitch ...

The chief innovation of Twitch Plays Pokemon, to me, wasn 't the broadcast nature of it. Rather, it was having multiple players use a single avatar - which I 've never seen done before. There 's 1:1 player/avatar mapping, and even 1 player - multiple avatars, but I 've already ...