Gamasutra - Blogs /blogs/ Randy OConnor's Blogs Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:45:08 EST en-us (Simon Carless) On Desert Golfing and naming my company - by Randy OConnor Design,Indie Randy enjoys an evocatively open-ended golf game while struggling with whether he should place his games under a moniker. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:57:00 EDT Why I Worked on a Puzzle-Platformer - by Randy OConnor Audio,Design,Console/PC,Indie Randy muses on the systems that underlie Escape Goat 2. Thu, 01 May 2014 06:40:00 EDT Fracking: The Minigame - by Randy OConnor Design,Serious,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet What happens when Randy designs a game about something he detests. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:26:00 EST Volunteering Is Good For Your Soul - by Randy OConnor Indie Indies in particular (with all our unscheduled time) should consider volunteering. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 02:43:00 EST Lucky Breaks - by Randy OConnor Design Random ponderings on the place of luck in games Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:59:00 EDT Evolve Your Mechanics, Not Your Narrative - by Randy OConnor Design Randy thinks progress in games needs to come from mechanical innovation, not narrative innovation, as important as that is to the maturing of the industry. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 02:17:00 EDT