Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Sande Chen's Blogs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:22:18 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) On Mods - by Sande Chen http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140716/221222/On_Mods.php Design In this article, game designer Sande Chen examines how modding board games and sports can inspire creativity. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140716/221222/On_Mods.php Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:17:00 EDT Are Badges Really All That? - by Sande Chen http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140707/220418/Are_Badges_Really_All_That.php Business/Marketing,Design In this article, game designer Sande Chen discusses the importance of badges in games, gamification, and in real life. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140707/220418/Are_Badges_Really_All_That.php Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:33:00 EDT Interchangeable He and She - by Sande Chen http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140630/219904/Interchangeable_He_and_She.php Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie In this article, game writer Sande Chen explores the role of gender or lack of gender in branching narrative. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140630/219904/Interchangeable_He_and_She.php Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:48:00 EDT Female Players Want Female Playable Characters - by Sande Chen http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140615/219264/Female_Players_Want_Female_Playable_Characters.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Art In this article, game writer Sande Chen reviews the reasons she's heard for not including female playable characters in video games. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140615/219264/Female_Players_Want_Female_Playable_Characters.php Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:16:00 EDT Journal Review: Game-Based Learning in India - by Sande Chen http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140604/218881/Journal_Review_GameBased_Learning_in_India.php Design,Serious,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet In this article, game designer Sande Chen deduces valuable game design-related findings from a study of the use of handheld, educational games in India. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140604/218881/Journal_Review_GameBased_Learning_in_India.php Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:36:00 EDT Chasing the Heroine's Journey in Games - by Sande Chen http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140525/218488/Chasing_the_Heroines_Journey_in_Games.php Design In this article, game writer Sande Chen ponders how to find the heroine's journey, or the internal life of characters, in games. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140525/218488/Chasing_the_Heroines_Journey_in_Games.php Sun, 25 May 2014 12:08:00 EDT