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Luis Guimaraes's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Videogames and Games creator, studier and theorist.

Co-founder of Candango Games.

An objective definition is intelligible. It leaves no room for emotional trickery to cloud one's understanding.

http://luaudesign.blogspot.com.br/

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Expert Blogs

Posted by Luis Guimaraes on Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:16:00 EST in Design
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." H.P. Lovecraft


Posted by Luis Guimaraes on Sat, 04 Jan 2014 12:49:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." H.P. Lovecraft


Posted by Luis Guimaraes on Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:29:00 EST in Design
A simple heuristic approach to Game AI, from a non-expert in AI.


Posted by Luis Guimaraes on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:02:00 EST in Design
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." H.P. Lovecraft


Posted by Luis Guimaraes on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:30:00 EDT in Design
Analysis on classic Survival Horror not by what they objectively are, but by what the hardcore fans saw on them years ago and sticked with most of them until modern days.



Luis Guimaraes's Comments

Comment In: [News - 09/02/2014 - 06:34]

stating that we do not ...

stating that we do not accept harassment of our peers. r n r nWe do not accept harassment of anybody.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/28/2014 - 08:10]

The classic 'bottle caps rally ...

The classic 'bottle caps rally ', although I never tough of them as Mario Kart r n r nMore specifically Mario Kart 64. r n r nI know most kids just draw a road on asphalt or concrete using chalk with mostly makes you think of F1, but carving them ...

Comment In: [News - 08/29/2014 - 05:12]

I can 't really disagree ...

I can 't really disagree with that. r n r nThanks for the reply.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/28/2014 - 11:27]

it basically boils down to ...

it basically boils down to the fulfillment of expectations r n r nThat 's a compelling argument for adopting the term. Very clear and unambiguous, specially because by nature it 's not one specific definition and never claims to be, and is hard to be twisted by emotional judgement also ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/28/2014 - 07:57]

Like I said before. Assholes ...

Like I said before. Assholes are assholes. Criminals are criminals. And both of them can also be gamers. r n r nI 've been constantly baffled the last few days contemplating how Videogame Developers can understand Polymorphism and still think in generalizations, or demonstrate no ability to put very basic ...

Comment In: [News - 05/15/2013 - 03:51]

I too hope we can ...

I too hope we can soon go back to the upmost Self-Actualization layer of Maslow 's Pyramid quickly enough, but it seems we 'll spend a while here in Self-Steem land. r n r nThere isn 't much to do about it besides writting some cool gamedev articles ourselves, but ...