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Tristan Pilepich's Blog

 
Tristan is an aspiring digital artist and game developer, living in Melbourne, Australia. Having whetted his appetites for games in the ripe toddler ages, he is amongst the "new age" of gamers, and game developers. He's played countless of games across multiple platforms; from casual mobile phone games, to being on the bleeding edge of "hardcore" mmorpg's and console titles.
 

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Posted by Tristan Pilepich on Sun, 07 Feb 2010 06:36:00 EST in Design
While the opinion between great and average games may vary, there is a very distinct difference between a good and a bad game which most people can agree on. I'm just going to be giving my opinion on what makes these games good



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Comment In: [News - 09/28/2016 - 11:36]

I don 't think Valve ...

I don 't think Valve is much at fault here, they just provide the service and are simply trusting of their developer community and how they choose to use it. It 's impractical for them to micro-manage each games presentation without returning to being sole curators of their store, which ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/28/2016 - 10:20]

Just for any other readers, ...

Just for any other readers, I highly recommend checking out the version of this post on the blog. The syntax highlighting makes for a much less painful read. Nice post, I don 't expect to find practical and short tutorials here, I can already think of times when I should ...

Comment In: [News - 09/27/2016 - 02:39]

I have an anecdote for ...

I have an anecdote for this. Recently needed to combine some textures for a character creation more specifically team jersey for a sport game screen. Sure I could have followed some technical tutorials out there dealing with shaders a lot of learning for a primary artist or I could just ...

Comment In: [News - 09/27/2016 - 05:03]

Been having a blast with ...

Been having a blast with Magic Duels lately actually. Blizzard did great to capitalise on Wizards of the Coasts lack of movement on micro-transactions and easily accessible online play. Now that Wizards have responded however it 's a complete no-brainer for me. r n r nAs for Class balance in ...

Comment In: [News - 09/26/2016 - 04:10]

Still a great watch, but ...

Still a great watch, but a very, very strange title. He talks much more about the developer-publisher relationship than going without one.

Comment In: [News - 09/26/2016 - 03:56]

Sierra adventure games. Quite often ...

Sierra adventure games. Quite often the deaths in those would be so entertaining that you actually wouldn 't even mind dying.