Christopher Gile's Blog
Achievements are a part of the game and can warp a player's experience of it. This is both a good and a bad thing.
Final Fantasy X-2 is a flawed game but I absolutely love its job system and I want you to love it too.
What is fascinating about Yoshi's Island's Health System is that every mistake has to be explicitly made up for.
Ammo in BioShock prevents the player from only using one type of weapon and playstyle. This isn't true of Plasmids and that is a problem.
As you play a game you get better at it but what can Mario games tell us about how game mechanics can amplify or lessen the effects of that skill gain? Why might we want to lessen it? Why might we not want to amplify it?
If Fallout 4 was designed around the assumption that fast-travel is there, what would we have to change in order to remove it? What would we want to change?
Christopher Gile's Comments
[Blog - 03/23/2016 - 07:01]
[Blog - 01/06/2016 - 01:32]
You make a good point ...
You make a good point about the constant stimulation, and how it can be super draining, that I hadn 't thought about. I remember in Mother 3 there is this hot spring that heals you but you have to sit in it for 5 seconds. They could of easily made ...
[Blog - 11/18/2015 - 01:54]
I 've been thinking about ...
I 've been thinking about this and Fire Emblem. In Fire Emblem all items are temporary, weapons can be used a set amount of times and then they break. I was wondering about how this would change loot if it was applied to a more loot centered game like Fallout ...
[Blog - 03/13/2015 - 12:18]
[Blog - 02/23/2015 - 12:25]
I actually started saying that ...
I actually started saying that at the end of all my essays because I usually post them on Tumblr first and a weird thing about that system is that you can only enable answers if the post ends with a question mark or at least it used to . I ...
[Blog - 12/11/2014 - 01:46]