Stephen Dick's Blog
Stephen is the CEO and Game Designer for Bravado Waffle Games.
He is part of a four man indie game development studio looking to change the world with games! He firmly believe that games can be a force for change and for good and is a proud member of G4C.
Even the best intentioned games, if poorly designed, can be dangerous and reinforce negative behaviors. As game designers, we have an opportunity to teach people they CAN change the world, they CAN change their lives, and CAN have fun doing it.
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Stephen Dick's Comments
[News - 01/23/2013 - 10:33]
Given that you have to ...
Given that you have to reach critical mass of games for any new controller to even stand a chance, I bet they 'll gain a whooooole lot more than they 'll loose. Really... it might be their only chance of ensuring that they 'll be profitable. r n r nI ...
[Blog - 10/19/2012 - 11:59]
I completely agree, it takes ...
I completely agree, it takes a lot more work designing a game without relying on violence as a crutch. Conflict and challenge can come in so many flavors, but most games tend to appeal to the lowest common denominator and resort to violence and shooting to create it rather than ...
[Feature - 10/19/2012 - 04:05]
Great article. We are a ...
Great article. We are a decentralized studio as well here at Bravado Waffle. We 've got team members in 3 different countries now. Skype works great for day to day communication, bitbucket.org is a good resource for source control and task management, even has a wiki too. Dropbox and PBworks ...
[Feature - 09/06/2012 - 04:10]
Very interesting article, and a ...
Very interesting article, and a great breakdown of the effects that various virtual goods have on a game. I think a lot of devs would do well to read this r n r nI completely agree with you about the potential for truly cooperative games. Farmville came close, but the ...
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