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Comment In: [News - 07/02/2014 - 07:09]

At no point was there ...

At no point was there any mention of an attempt or semblance thereof to define what a game is. r n r nHowever, the ASA felt the need to assign a definition to what play is, and came to the conclusion that being unable to perform any actions in a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/23/2014 - 11:30]

Persona. r nEdit: although I ...

Persona. r nEdit: although I 'll refute my own point by saying that the spirit link mechanics do intertwine with the explicit narrative rather nicely. I think, by definition, a game cannot be exclusively composed of explicit narrative.

Comment In: [News - 05/05/2014 - 08:54]

Despite the fact that the ...

Despite the fact that the full source code for the Oculus SDK is available online developer.oculusvr.com , Zenimax has never identified any stolen code or technology. r n r nBam, right in the common sense. r n r nIt 's rapidly appearing as though the only legal grounds from which ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/01/2014 - 10:13]

Playable for a 6-12 month ...

Playable for a 6-12 month period and 4-24 minute delay on multiplayer interaction make me lean towards something turn based. r nPerhaps a game where the astronauts play the roles of themselves and people on earth play as Martians in a pseudo-4X Mars cultivation game. r nThe game ends when ...

Comment In: [News - 04/30/2014 - 12:11]

Yes, it 'd seem like ...

Yes, it 'd seem like GDC is becoming more of a Game Producer 's Conference than anything else, but I think the theme is appropriate considering that there 's been much more talk about games having lack of support post-launch now than there ever was. As of late, there 's ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/24/2014 - 01:45]

Can attest to this. In ...

Can attest to this. In the few projects where I 've been tasked as a programmer and had to crunch, I noticed a significant and steady degrade in the quality of my work leading up to and past the 8 hour mark. Past midnight, any changes I 'd make would ...

Comment In: [News - 04/11/2014 - 09:23]

After beating the game, I ...

After beating the game, I found a lot of enjoyment in speedrunning. I was disappointed, however, to find a bug in which the timer resets after respawning at a checkpoint, allowing me to get level clear times like 2.5 seconds with hardly any effort. The randomness in character selection also ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/10/2014 - 05:44]

That 's certainly a large ...

That 's certainly a large part of the picture, but not the entire story. Yes, PewDiePie 's video was the straw that broke the camel 's back in terms of virality, but the video was put out on 2014-1-27, and according to Google Trends , interest in Flappy Bird was ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/23/2013 - 04:55]

You 're right that excess ...

You 're right that excess of Endogenous value turns play into work. You 're wrong, however that this is problematic in terms of player enjoyment. Consider fighting games like Street Fighter. Well designed fighters in general are usually heaping with endogenous value in the form of player skill. SFIV in ...

Comment In: [News - 11/25/2013 - 10:37]

Dustin Browder not Browden ...

Dustin Browder not Browden

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