Popularity of UX(not UI/UX) in game industry affecting game designers way of thinking, more and more of them tries to apply popular UX practicies from around the web, no research, no analytics, no psychology. This leads to unforseen negative results!
After 2 years of development, we released our game Robothorium on Switch & PC! It's now to take a look at how the production went, how much it sold and what we can learn from all of this.
Asymmetrical game design can lead to some of the most unique experiences around, but it's also a never-ending challenge for designers to get even part of the way to being balanced.
A behind the scenes look at how an indie company creates a launch trailer, with specific insights into the Sunless Skies launch trailer.
User testing is putting a product in front of a human (ideally someone who would be a potential user of the product) and watching them interact with it. By the end of this article, you'll know how to get out there and quickly test products of your own.
If you have ever played a competitive game, you are probably familiar with tiers. They seem to be everywhere, and can shape the competitive landscape of a game. But have you ever wondered why tiers even exist in the first place? Today, we find out why!
Almost 80% of players use subtitles in games. But game subtitles are often sub-par: too small, hard to read, or otherwise unusable. I decided to see what it takes to make subtitles that don’t suck.
Taking a look at my third year as an indie: what things worked, what did not, lessons learned.
I've been thinking about launch trailers for years. Maybe some of these thoughts could help map-out your launch trailer's plans.
I've recently ended my studies with one last student game experience : Illtide. The production was a nightmare. So instead of keeping this story for myself, let me tell you how not to make a game, and what I've learned from it.